Bill Manhoff

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Bill Manhoff
Born Wilton David Manhoff
(1919-06-25)June 25, 1919
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Died June 19, 1974(1974-06-19) (aged 55)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation TV and film screenwriter, playwright
Years active 1955–1974

Wilton "Bill" Manhoff (June 25, 1919 – June 19, 1974) was a Hollywood screenwriter and producer and playwright. His television series script writing credits included Sanford and Son, The Partridge Family, All in the Family, Room 222, The Odd Couple, Petticoat Junction, Leave It To Beaver, and The Real McCoys. He also wrote the script for The 1964 Broadway stage play The Owl and the Pussycat, which Buck Henry used as inspiration for the screenplay for the 1970 film adaptation.[1] Manhoff died just six days before his 55th birthday in Los Angeles, California.


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