Berg, Gertrude, 1899-1966

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1899-10-03
Death 1966-09-14
Americans

Biographical notes:

Mrs. Gertrude Berg was born in New York City on October 3, 1899, the daughter of Jacob and Diana Edelstein. She married Lewis Berg in 1918 and has 2 children, Cherney and Harriet. She first appeared in radio as actress-author-producer of the program The Goldbergs in 1929. She also wrote the program Kate Hopkins and was writer-producer of The House of Glass in 1935. Mrs. Berg was a collaborator on the film Make a Wish with Bobby Breen, and was Mollie in the film The Goldbergs . She appeared in the television series The Goldbergs and also in the series Mrs. G. Goes to College . She has appeared in the Broadway production of A Majority of One and also in summer stock productions. Mrs. Berg received the Antoinette Perry Award in 1959 and is the author of Molly and Me and Memoirs of Gertrude Berg .

From the guide to the Gertrude Berg Papers, 1930-1962, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Subjects:

  • Radio serials
  • Jews, American
  • Actors--United States
  • Jewish actors
  • Radio, television, film
  • Radio scripts
  • Television scripts
  • Radio authorship
  • Television actors and actresses
  • Popular culture
  • Radio programs

Occupations:

  • Actors

Places:

  • United States, Popular culture. (as recorded)