Author of "Bennett Cerf's Book of Laughs" (1959), "Bennett Cerf's Book of Riddles" (1960), "More Riddles"(1961), "Bennett Cerf's Book of Animal Riddles" (1964), "Bennett Cerf's Silliest Pop-up Riddles" (1967), & "Bennett Cerf's Pop-up Limericks" (1967).
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Bennett Alfred Cerf
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
[Howard] Dietz was a friend whom I grew up with and he's one of the funniest men I know. One day at MGM Louis Mayer complained that Dietz was leaving too early in the afternoons. Dietz countered, "But you have to remember, Mr. Mayer, I get in very late in the mornings."
When he learned that all university students going to war (WW I) would be given full credit for any course they signed up for, he immediately signed up for all the subjects he was bad at.