S. J. Perelman
Born: February 1, 1904
Died: October 17, 1979
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.