Mickey Rose, who collaborated with childhood pal Woody Allen to write the movies What’s Up, Tiger Lily, Take The Money And Run and Bananas, died April 7 of cancer in Beverly Hills. He was 77. The LA Times obit says Rose, born in Brooklyn, met Allen in high school and the two bonded over baseball, jazz and movies and were lifelong friends. Rose later became a TV writer, fashioning jokes for the likes of Sid Caesar, Dean Martin and Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show after moving to Hollywood in the 1970s. His small screen credits include The Smothers Brothers, All In The Family and The Odd Couple.
R.I.P. Mickey Rose
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