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Max Shulman (I) (1919–1988)

A prolific writer of satirical humor, Max Shulman was born in St.Paul, Minnesota, USA, the son of a Russian immigrant house painter, and began his writing career for the college humor magazine at the University of Minnesota. His work there came to the notice of a Doubleday editor, who encouraged the student to turn his best work into a novel, "... See full bio »

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 1988 Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (TV Movie) (characters) / (story)
 1982 Help Wanted: Male (TV Movie) (written by)
  House Calls (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode, 1980) (written by - 1 episode, 1979)
- I'll Be Suing You (1980) ... (creator)
- Paging Dr. Michaels (1979) ... (written by)
 1978 House Calls (screenplay) / (story)
  The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (created by - 148 episodes, 1959 - 1963) (written by - 31 episodes, 1959 - 1963) (story - 8 episodes, 1960 - 1963) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1960 - 1962)
- The Devil and Dobie Gillis (1963) ... (creator) / (story)
- The Call of the Like Wild (1963) ... (creator)
- Beauty Is Only Kin Deep (1963) ... (creator)
- I Was a Spy for the F.O.B. (1963) ... (creator)
 1961 Daddy-O (TV Movie)
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (from the novel by)
 1955 The Tender Trap (play)
 1954 Light's Diamond Jubilee (TV Movie documentary) (story)
 1953 Half a Hero (writer)
 1953 The Affairs of Dobie Gillis (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Confidentially Connie (screenplay) / (story)
 1950 Starlight Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Face Is Familiar... But (1950) ... (story)
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Stage: Wrote (w/Robert Paul Smith) "The Tender Trap", produced on Broadway. Directed by Michael Gordon. Longacre Theatre: 13 Oct 1954-8 Jan 1955 (102 performances). Cast: Ronny Graham (as "Charlie Reader"), Kim Hunter (as "Sylvia Crewes"), Robert Preston (as "Joe McCall"), Joey Faye (as "Sol Schwartz"), Jack Manning (as "Earl ... See more »
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I write all kinds of stuff. In fact, I write nearly everything except radio scripts. That is because comedians go around talking about 'my writers,' like 'my neckties' or 'my ulcers.'

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1942 graduate of the University of Minnesota. See more »

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