S. J. Perelman

Humorist, Author

1904 – 1979

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Who was S. J. Perelman?

Sidney Joseph Perelman, almost always known as S. J. Perelman, was an American humorist, author, and screenwriter. He is best known for his humorous short pieces written over many years for The New Yorker. He also wrote for several other magazines, as well as books, scripts, and screenplays.

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Born
Feb 1, 1904
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • S.J. Perelman
  • S J Perelman
  • Simeon Joseph Perelman
  • Sidney Joseph Perelman
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Brown University
Lived in
  • Brooklyn
Died
Oct 17, 1979
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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