Arthur "Bugs" Baer

Journalist, Film writer

1886 – 1969

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Who was Arthur "Bugs" Baer?

Arthur "Bugs" Baer was an American journalist and humorist. Baer was prominent in the New York City journalism and entertainment scene for many years and worked as a sports journalist and cartoonist. Called by the New York Times "one of the country's best known humorists", he wrote the humor column "One Word Led to Another" for the King Features Syndicate.

Known as a source of quips that were often repeated by others, Milton Berle is known as one of the people to have "tapped his wit... admitting that when he needed fresh humor, he would invite Mr. Baer to spend an hour or two with him at Toots Shor's."

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Born
Jan 9, 1886
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • 'Bugs' Baer
  • Arthur Aaron Baer
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Died
May 17, 1969
New York City
Resting place
Ferncliff Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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