Acted in DIAMOND LIL with MAE WEST, acted in DETECTIVE STORY, was an agent for MEL BROOKS, NEIL SIMON, LARRY GELBART, WOODY ALLEN (7YEARS), MOVED TO THE TODAY SHOW, NBC, as PRODUCER AND WRITER FOR DAVE GARROWAY,(2 years) went to HOLLYWOOD and became a Producer/writer,created the MUNSTERS and produced three programs for NBC,wrote episodes for GET SMART and LOVE AMERICAN STYLE, wrote 2 film scripts for JERRY LEWIS, won an EMMY for a special (NBC TV) with JACK BENNY, wrote a play with JOAN RIVERS that appeared on Broadway, FUN CITY, switched to ADVERTISING and advertised XEROX, AMTRAK,(7 years) moved to the GOLDEN NUGGET and was president of advertising for 7 years,moved to TRUMP where he was consultant for the TAJ MAHAL, and two other hotel/casinos (3 years).
A Funny Thing Happened
by Lester Colodny
Lester Colodny lived a life among the greats as a producer, director,writer,actor,agent and adv guru;
working with,and for, Frank Sinatra, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon,Garroway,Mae West Joan Rivers, Cary Grant, Steve Wynn and Donald Trump (and many others) you read about what these people actually did in a funny, informative style.
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