S. J. Perelman

Sidney Joseph “S.J.” Perelman (February 1, 1904 October 17, 1979) was an American humorist 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, including Judge, as well as books, scripts, and screenplays. Perelman received an Academy Award for screenwriting in 1956.


Works by S. J. Perelman: