S. J. Perelman

S. J. Perelman

Born: February 1, 1904

Died: October 17, 1979

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer, author, screenwriter

Biography: Sidney Joseph Perelman, almost always known as S. J. Perelman, was an American humorist, author, and screenwriter. He is best known for his humorous short pieces written over many years for The New Yorker. He also wrote for several other magazines, as well as books, scripts, and screenplays.

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Source/Notes: A patient confronts his doctor, in a cartoon printed in Judge magazine (November 16, 1929)

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