Alan Zweibel

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Zweibel in 2010

Alan Zweibel (born May 20, 1950[1]) is an American producer and writer. He was one of the original writers on Saturday Night Live.[2] He and Garry Shandling were the co-creators of Showtime's It's Garry Shandling's Show.[3] Zweibel was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn and grew up in suburbs of Wantagh and Woodmere on Long Island. Zweibel graduated from George W. Hewlett High School and the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.[2] In 2006, Zweibel won the Thurber Prize for American Humor for his book The Other Shulman.[4]

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  1. "Alan Zweibel". The Broadway League. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 McGee, Celia. "How to Mourn a Friend? One Way Is With a Play", The New York Times, March 9, 1997. Accessed 18 May 2016. "Mr. Zweibel harbored secret ambitions to write as far back as his days as a jock at Hewlett High School on Long Island. After graduation from the University of Buffalo...."
  3. "'It's Garry Shandling's Show' co-creator Alan Zweibel was supposed to speak with Garry Thursday night". WGN Radio. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  4. "Past Thurber Prize Winners". Thurber House. Archived from the original on 29 September 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2016.

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