About the Author
Jerry Stiller was born in New York City in 1927 and began his award-winning career as part of the famed improvisational group The Compass. He and his wife, Anne Meara, played every major nightclub in the country and appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show more than thirty-five times. His many stage credits include the Broadway productions of Hurlyburly and The Ritz; he has appeared in many films, notable among them is Hairspray, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, and Seize the Day. He currently appears on the hit television series, The King of Queens.