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Birth Name: Bob Carroll
Born: 08/12/1919
Birth Place: McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 01/27/2007

Carroll was born on Aug. 12, 1919, in McKeesport, PA, but grew up in St. Petersberg, FL. During his teenage years, he suffered an infected hip and found himself confined to a hospital bed for five months. Throughout his recovery, he became a fan of WSUN radio theater; when the station sponsored a script contest, Bob entered with a script called, "Anthony Drum, Esquire." The morality play won the $10 first prize and marked the beginning of long, fruitful writing career. After his initial success, Carroll began writing a humor column, "Wang the Gong," for his high school newspaper. He also became interested in movies, enrolling at the University of Southern California in 1941 to study cinemato... Continue Bio >>

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