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George Balzer (1915–2006)

George Balzer was born on September 1, 1915 in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The Jack Benny Program (1950), Shower of Stars (1954) and Are You with It? (1948). He was married to Ada Marie Anderson. He died on September 28, 2006 in Van Nuys, California, USA. See full bio »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1950-1965)
(1955-1958)
(1948)
(1952)

Filmography

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 1979 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Man of the Year (1979) ... (written by)
 1968-1972 Here's Lucy (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Lucy Sublets the Office (1972) ... (written by)
- Lucy and the 20-20 Vision (1971) ... (written by)
- Lucy, the Cement Worker (1969) ... (written by)
- Lucy, the Conclusion Jumper (1968) ... (written by)
- Lucy, the Process Server (1968) ... (written by)
 1970 The Don Knotts Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Jack Benny's Birthday Special (TV Special) (written by)
 1968 The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1968)
 1966 Mr. Terrific (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot (1966)
 1966 The Jack Benny Hour (TV Special)
 1965 O.K. Crackerby! (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Smile and the World... (1965) ... (written by)
 1965 The Jack Benny Hour (TV Special) (written by)
  The Jack Benny Program (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (written by - 188 episodes, 1951 - 1965) (writer - 61 episodes, 1950 - 1965) (written for television by - 5 episodes, 1953 - 1955)
- Smothers Brothers Show (1965) ... (written by)
- Jack Has Dog Trouble (1965) ... (written by)
- Jack Appears on a Panel Show (1965) ... (written by)
- Dennis Opens a Bank Account (1965) ... (written by)
- Jack's Navy Buddy Returns (1965) ... (written by)
 1959/I The Jack Benny Hour (TV Special)
  Shower of Stars (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1958) (written by - 2 episodes, 1955 - 1958)
- Episode #4.7 (1958) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.2 (1958)
- Auto Show (1955) ... (written by)
 1957 The Marge and Gower Champion Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... (writer)
 1955 The Easter Seal Teleparade of Stars (TV Special) (written by)
 1952 Stars in the Eye (TV Special) (written by)
 1948 Are You with It? (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His first writing was for radio, including gag writing for Bob Burns on Kraft Music Hall. This led to his signing by George Burns and led to work on The Burns and Allen Show radio show. See more »

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Trivia:

Profiled in "The Laugh Crafters: Comedy Writing in Radio and TV's Golden Age" by Jordan Young (BearManor Media). See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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