American cartoonist, playwright, and screenwriter who drew The Nebbishes, a popular comic strip for the Chicago Tribune.
He attended New York's prestigious High School of Performing Arts.
His film, "Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?", broke the record in Academy Awards history as having the longest title of any Oscar-nominated film.
His first wife was actress Rita Gardner.
Barbara Harris acted in several pieces that he wrote.