Bud Yorkin
Date of Birth
Feb 22, 1926
Birth Place:
Washington, PA


Born in Washington, PA, Bud Yorkin attended Carnegie Tech after service in the U.S. Navy beginning at age 16, and became a television engineer at NBC in 1949. He was already an established producer/director on television, specializing in variety shows featuring Martin and Lewis, Abbott and Costello, and George Gobel. He formed a partnership with producer Norman Lear in 1959, which yielded several...