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Morton Lachman

20 March 1918 to 17 March 2009

Starting as a gag writer for Bob Hope, Lachman thrived in that hothouse environment, contributing jokes delivered in movies, television specials and hosting Oscar ceremonies. He also wrote for the popular sitcom All In The Family (1971) and scripted movies such as Yours, Mine & Ours (1968, remade in 2005).

* Read Morton Lachman's Times Obituary