Arnold M. Auerbach

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1912 – 1998

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Who was Arnold M. Auerbach?

Arnold M. Auerbach was an American comedy writer, especially for radio, television and newspapers. Auerbach wrote radio and television scripts for Eddie Cantor, Milton Berle, Fred Allen, Frank Sinatra and Phil Silvers, among others. In 1956 he shared a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Comedy Series for The Phil Silvers Show. Auerbach contributed humor columns to the New York Times, and published a humorously-styled novel, "Is That Your Best Offer?". He published the 1965 memoir Funny Men Don't Laugh about his collaborations with radio comedians.

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Born
May 23, 1912
New York City
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Died
Oct 19, 1998

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on July 23, 2013

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