Producer and screenwriter Alex Gottlieb penned many scripts for major Hollywood studios between 1938 and the late 1960s. He got his start writing for such radio stars as Eddie Cantor, Al Jolson and George Jessel. Gottlieb started producing in the 1940s. In addition to film work, he also wrote a few plays including Susan Slept Here, which became a film in 1954. He later became a distinguished television producer behind such classic shows as The Bob Hope Chrysler Theater, The Donna Reed Show and The Smothers Brothers Show.