Gary Belkin

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Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Born in 1927, Gary Belkin was an Emmy-winning comedy writer who during his long career worked on hit sitcoms and classic television shows including Sid Caesar's Caesar's Hour (1954), The Carol Burnett Show (1967) and Sesame Street (1969). Belkin began his career writing jokes for radio comedians and proposing cartoon ideas to the New Yorker magazine. His big break in television came when he was hired as a writer on Caesar's variety show, which ran from 1954 to 1957. Belkin found a home for his style of humor in television and the majority of his work was in this area. Read more...