|Albert "Al" Schwartz|
|Name:||Albert "Al" Schwartz|
|Born:||29 November 1910|
|Birthplace:||Passaic, New Jersey|
|Died:||25 March 1988(aged 77)|
|Known for:||Emmy award winner, 1961|
Wrote episodes for The Jackie Gleason Show, Gilligan's Island and Petticoat Junction, among other TV series
|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) was an American television writer. He wrote fourteen episodes of The Brady Bunch TV series throughout the show's run on ABC, 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, 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. 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.
Earlier in his career, Schwartz wrote for Bob Hope's radio program, The Pepsodent Show Starring Bob Hope.
- ↑ "Red Skelton Reveals His Secret Of Being Funny For 10 Years". St. Petersburg Times. 4 August 1960. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ndsmAAAAIBAJ&sjid=GnkDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7220,995695&dq=al-schwartz+red-skelton&hl=en. Retrieved 15 November 2013.
- ↑ "Red Skelton Show". Emmys. http://www.emmys.com/shows/red-skelton-show-1. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
- ↑ "Al Schwartz (1910-1988)". IMDb. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0777129/. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
- ↑ Nachman, Gerald (1998). Raised on Radio, p. 144. Pantheon Books, New York. ISBN 037540287x.