Morris Ryskind
Date of Birth
Oct 20, 1895
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY


Morrie Ryskind was a major behind-the-scenes literary figure in American pop culture for at least four decades. He was never widely acknowledged as a longtime associate of George S. Kaufman, but he was a success both on Broadway and in Hollywood. He was associated with the Marx Brothersfor a duration of his career. He was also very visible in the political world at different times in his life,...