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 Sheldon Keller

Sheldon Keller

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 1 Sep 2008 (aged 85)
Valencia, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Court of Dedication, Wall Crypt J 693
Memorial ID 29558030 · View Source
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Screenwriter, Composer. He is best known for his work on the 1950s program "Caesar's Hour", where he was part of a writing staff that included such talents as Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart, Neil Simon and Woody Allen. After studying at the University of Illinois, he began his career during the mid-1950s. Among his other television script contributions are "The Dinah Shore Chevy Show", "The Dick Van Dyke Show", "Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music", "The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine", "Temperatures Rising" and "M*A*S*H*". He shared an Emmy Award for "An Evening with Carol Channing" in 1966. His big screen credits include "Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell" (1968) and "Movie Movie" (1978). In addition, Keller wrote scores for such television series as "The Danny Thomas Show" and "The Jonathan Winters Show". He died of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 4 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29558030
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sheldon Keller (20 Aug 1923–1 Sep 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29558030, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .