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Art Buchwald

Art BuchwaldAKA Arthur Buchwald

Born: 20-Oct-1925
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, NY
Died: 17-Jan-2007
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, West Chop Cemetery, Vineyard Haven, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Columnist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Syndicated columnist and humorist

Military service: USMC Reserve (1942-45, Sgt.)

"Have you ever seen a candidate talking to a rich person on television?"

Father: Joseph Buchwald
Mother: Helen Kleinberger (committed to an asylum)
Sister: Alice
Sister: Edith
Sister: Doris
Wife: Ann McGarry (m. 12-Oct-1952, one son, two daughters)
Son: Joel (adopted)
Daughter: Conchita (adopted)
Daughter: Jennifer (adopted)

    High School: Jamaica High School, Queens, NY
    High School: Forest Hills High School, Queens, NY (dropped out)
    University: University of Southern California (1945-48, dropped out)

    Variety 1940s
    The New York Herald Tribune Jan-1949 until 1962
    American Academy of Arts and Letters 1986
    Pulitzer Prize for Commentary 1982
    Left at Orphanage
    Wedding: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver (1986)
    Roast: Tom Brokaw (2002)
    Stroke 2000
    Risk Factors: Bipolar Disorder, Amputee

Author of books:
I Think I Don't Remember (1987)
Whose Rose Garden Is It Anyway? (1989)
Lighten Up, George (1991)
Leaving Home (1993, autobiography)
I'll Always Have Paris (1996, autobiography continued)
Stella In Heaven (2000, novel)
We'll Laugh Again (2002, anthology)

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