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'''Albert "Al" Schwartz''' (29 November 1910 &ndash; 25 March 1988) wrote 14 episodes of ''[[The Brady Bunch]]'' TV series throughout the show's run on ABC-TV, beginning in Season 1 with the episode ''[[Episode:Kitty Karry-All Is Missing|"Kitty Karry-All Is Missing"]]''; his final episode was ''[[Episode:Welcome Aboard|"Welcome Aboard"]]'' in Season 5. An Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, television producer, and director, Al was a writer for ''The Red Skelton Show'',<ref>{{cite news|url=http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ndsmAAAAIBAJ&sjid=GnkDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7220,995695&dq=al-schwartz+red-skelton&hl=en|title=Red Skelton Reveals His Secret Of Being Funny For 10 Years|date=August 4, 1960|work=St. Petersburg Times|accessdate=15 November 2013}}</ref> where he and other writers won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1961 and were nominated for the same award in 1962.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.emmys.com/shows/red-skelton-show-1|title=Red Skelton Show|work=Emmys|accessdate=14 November 2013}}</ref> He also wrote scripts for ''The Jackie Gleason Show'', ''The Milton Berle Show'', ''Gilligan's Island'', ''Petticoat Junction'', and many other television shows and made-for-TV movies throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0777129/|title=Al Schwartz (1910-1988)|work=IMDb|accessdate=14 November 2013}}</ref>
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'''Albert "Al" Schwartz''' (29 November 1910 &ndash; 25 March 1988) wrote 14 episodes of ''[[The Brady Bunch]]'' TV series throughout the show's run on ABC-TV, beginning in Season 1 with the episode ''[[Kitty Karry-All Is Missing]]''; his final episode was ''[[Welcome Aboard]]'' in Season 5. An Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, television producer, and director, Al was a writer for ''The Red Skelton Show'',<ref>{{cite news|url=http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ndsmAAAAIBAJ&sjid=GnkDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7220,995695&dq=al-schwartz+red-skelton&hl=en|title=Red Skelton Reveals His Secret Of Being Funny For 10 Years|date=August 4, 1960|work=St. Petersburg Times|accessdate=15 November 2013}}</ref> where he and other writers won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1961 and were nominated for the same award in 1962.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.emmys.com/shows/red-skelton-show-1|title=Red Skelton Show|work=Emmys|accessdate=14 November 2013}}</ref> He also wrote scripts for ''The Jackie Gleason Show'', ''The Milton Berle Show'', ''Gilligan's Island'', ''Petticoat Junction'', and many other television shows and made-for-TV movies throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0777129/|title=Al Schwartz (1910-1988)|work=IMDb|accessdate=14 November 2013}}</ref>
   
 
Earlier in his career, Schwartz wrote for Bob Hope's radio program, ''The Pepsodent Show Starring Bob Hope''.<ref>Nachman, Gerald (1998). Raised on Radio, p. 144. Pantheon Books, New York. ISBN 037540287x.</ref>
 
Earlier in his career, Schwartz wrote for Bob Hope's radio program, ''The Pepsodent Show Starring Bob Hope''.<ref>Nachman, Gerald (1998). Raised on Radio, p. 144. Pantheon Books, New York. ISBN 037540287x.</ref>

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Albert "Al" Schwartz
Vital Information
Name: Albert "Al" Schwartz
Birthname: Albert Schwartz
Born: November 29, 1910
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.
deathplace: Hollywood, California, U.S.
Career Information
Occupation: television writer
Family/Personal information
Known for: Emmy award winner, 1961
Wrote episodes for The Jackie Gleason Show, Gilligan's Island and Petticoat Junction, among other TV series
Character/Series involvement
Series inolved with: The Brady Bunch TV series
Job with series: Wrote 14 episodes in Seasons 1-5


Albert "Al" Schwartz (29 November 1910 – 25 March 1988) wrote 14 episodes of The Brady Bunch TV series throughout the show's run on ABC-TV, beginning in Season 1 with the episode Kitty Karry-All Is Missing; his final episode was Welcome Aboard in Season 5. An Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, television producer, and director, Al was a writer for The Red Skelton Show,[1] where he and other writers won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series in 1961 and were nominated for the same award in 1962.[2] He also wrote scripts for The Jackie Gleason Show, The Milton Berle Show, Gilligan's Island, Petticoat Junction, and many other television shows and made-for-TV movies throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.[3]

Earlier in his career, Schwartz wrote for Bob Hope's radio program, The Pepsodent Show Starring Bob Hope.[4]

He was the brother of Sherwood Schwartz, the creator and producer of Gilligan's Island, and Elroy Schwartz, a comedy and television writer.

References

  1. "Red Skelton Reveals His Secret Of Being Funny For 10 Years". St. Petersburg Times. August 4, 1960. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ndsmAAAAIBAJ&sjid=GnkDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7220,995695&dq=al-schwartz+red-skelton&hl=en. Retrieved 15 November 2013.
  2. "Red Skelton Show". Emmys. http://www.emmys.com/shows/red-skelton-show-1. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  3. "Al Schwartz (1910-1988)". IMDb. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0777129/. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  4. Nachman, Gerald (1998). Raised on Radio, p. 144. Pantheon Books, New York. ISBN 037540287x.

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