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Elroy Schwartz Net Worth

Elroy Schwartz Net Worth is
$6 Million

Elroy Schwartz Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Elroy Schwartz (June 23, 1923 – June 14, 2013) was an American comedy and television writer. Schwartz wrote for some of the best known comedians of the era, including Lucille Ball, Groucho Marx, and Bob Hope. Schwartz was also one of the head writers for Gilligan's Island, a CBS sitcom which was created by his late brother, Sherwood Schwartz.Schwartz was born in Passaic, New Jersey, on June 23, 1923. His brothers included Al Schwartz and Sherwood Schwartz. He moved to the Bronx with his family, where he attended school. He attended New York University and enlisted in the United States Air Force as an NYU student. He spent two years in the Air Force before moving to Los Angeles with his family. He wrote for radio in California and then moved back to New York City. He wrote for game shows in New York during the 1950s before returning to Los Angeles.Schwartz screenwriting credits included numerous television sitcoms, game shows, and dramas. He wrote scripts and other material for You Bet Your Life, a quiz show hosted by Groucho Marx, as well as The $64,000 Question during the 1950s. His work on television dramas included The Six Million Dollar Man and It Takes a Thief during the late 1960s and 1970s.Schwartz is perhaps best known for his work as a principal writer for Gilligan's Island, which aired from 1964 to 1967. In 1964, Schwartz's brother, Sherwood Schwartz, hired his brother to write and edit the scripts for his upcoming series about a group of seven castaways stranded on an island after a "three-hour tour." Elroy Schwartz noted in a later interview that many of the show's writers didn't think the sitcom would work due to its unrealistic premise, saying "They couldn’t believe you could get 30 episodes out of seven people stranded on an island." In addition to the series, Schwartz also penned the scripts for several of Gilligan's Islands television movies, including the two-part 1978 film, Rescue from Gilligan's Island, The Castaways on Gilligan's Island in 1979, and The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island in 1981.Outside of television, Schwartz was a licensed hypnotherapist with an office in Palm Springs. He also pursued in past life regressions, painted, and authored several non-fiction and fictional books.Schwartz was a longtime resident of Palm Springs, California for more than thirty years. He died from complications of surgery at Odyssey House in Palm Desert, California, on June 14, 2013, at the age of 89 (just nine days short of his 90th birthday). He was survived by his wife of 67 years, Beryl, their two daughters, Nan Schwartz and Jill Moramarco, and one granddaughter.
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Date Of BirthJune 23, 1923
Place Of BirthPassaic, New Jersey, USA
ProfessionWriter, Miscellaneous Crew, Producer
Star SignCancer
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1Cousin of Douglas Schwartz, Bruce Schwartz and Judithe Randall.
2Brother of Sherwood Schwartz; Uncle of Lloyd J. Schwartz, Ross Schwartz, Hope Juber and Great Uncle of of Douglas Schwartz, Bruce Schwartz Judithe Randall.
3Co-wrote (with Austin Kalish) the original pilot episode of Gilligan's Island (1964). This historic pilot remained lost until TBS aired it, for the first time ever, it on October 16, 1992.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Baywatch1994TV Series written by - 1 episode
Gilligan's Island1964-1992TV Series written by - 13 episodes
The Munsters Today1988TV Series written by - 1 episode
Crazy Like a Fox1985TV Series written by - 1 episode
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island1981TV Movie
The Castaways on Gilligan's Island1979TV Movie
Rescue from Gilligan's Island1978TV Movie written by
Good Times1977TV Series written by - 1 episode
Wonder Woman1977TV Series written by - 1 episode
The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West1976written by
Death Is Not the End1976
The Six Million Dollar ManTV Series written by - 3 episodes, 1974 - 1975 writer - 2 episodes, 1974
Police Woman1975TV Series writer - 1 episode
Harry O1974TV Series written by - 1 episode
Dusty's TrailTV Series created by - 27 episodes, 1973 - 1974 story - 1 episode, 1973
Money to Burn1973TV Movie
The Alpha Caper1973TV Movie
Mod Squad1971-1973TV Series written by - 2 episodes
The Brady Bunch1969-1973TV Series written by - 9 episodes
The New Temperatures Rising Show1972TV Series written by - 1 episode
The Virginian1971TV Series writer - 1 episode
Lidsville1971TV Series writer - 1 episode
Family Affair1966-1970TV Series written by - 6 episodes
It Takes a Thief1968-1969TV Series written by - 2 episodes
Mayberry R.F.D.1968-1969TV Series written by - 2 episodes
The Flying Nun1968TV Series written by - 1 episode
Get Smart1967TV Series written by - 1 episode
Green Acres1966-1967TV Series written by - 2 episodes
My Three SonsTV Series written by - 8 episodes, 1961 - 1967 story - 1 episode, 1965 teleplay & story - 1 episode, 1963
It's About Time1966-1967TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Lucy Show1966TV Series written by - 3 episodes
McHale's Navy1965-1966TV Series written by - 3 episodes
The Addams FamilyTV Series written by - 1 episode, 1966 story - 1 episode, 1965 teleplay - 1 episode, 1965
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1965TV Series writer - 1 episode
BroadsideTV Series 3 episodes, 1965 written by - 1 episode, 1965
My Favorite Martian1963-1964TV Series written by - 3 episodes
Glynis1963TV Series written by - 1 episode
The Donna Reed Show1962TV Series 1 episode
National Velvet1962TV Series 1 episode
Bachelor Father1961TV Series teleplay & story - 1 episode
The Chevy Show1961TV Series 1 episode
The Dinah Shore Chevy ShowTV Series 1 episode, 1960 writer - 1 episode, 1961
Treasure Hunt1956TV Series continuity - 1956

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gilligan's Island1966-1967TV Series script consultant - 17 episodes

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West1976producer
Death Is Not the End1976producer
Dusty's Trail1973-1974TV Series producer - 8 episodes

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Death Is Not the End1976Himself

Known for movies


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