Bergman, Andrew 1945–

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BERGMAN, Andrew 1945–

(Warren Bogle)


Born February 20, 1945, in New York, NY; son of Rudy Bergman (a journalist and comedy writer); married. Education: Harpur College (later known as Binghamton University), undergraduate degree (magna cum laude), 1965; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1970.

Addresses: Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Kustom Entertainment, 1427 3rd St. Promenade, Suite 201, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Career: Writer and director. Worked in public relations at United Artists.

Awards, Honors: Screen Award, best comedy written directly for the screen, Writers Guild of America, and Film Award nomination (with others), best screenplay, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 1975, for Blazing Saddles; Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination, best motion picture, 1986, for Fletch.


Film Director:

So Fine, Warner Bros., 1981.

The Freshman, TriStar, 1990.

Honeymoon in Vegas, Columbia, 1992.

Striptease, Columbia, 1996.

Isn't She Great (also known as 1st sie nicht grobartig?), 2000.

Joe's Last Chance, Intermedia Films, 2005.

Film Executive Producer:

Chances Are, TriStar, 1989.

White Fang, Buena Vista, 1991.

Undercover Blues, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1993.

Little Big League, Columbia, 1994.

Film Producer:

Striptease, Columbia, 1996.

Film Appearances:

Himself, Your Studio and You (short), 1995.

Himself, Back in the Saddle (documentary short), Warner Home Video, 2001.

Television Work; Pilots:

Creator, Black Bart, CBS, 1975.

Executive producer, Mickey and Nora, CBS, 1987.



(With others) Blazing Saddles, Warner Bros., 1973.

The In-Laws, Warner Bros., 1979.

So Fine, Warner Bros., 1981.

Oh God! You Devil, Warner Bros., 1984.

Fletch, Universal, 1985.

(As Warren Bogle) Big Trouble, Columbia, 1986.

The Freshman, TriStar, 1990.

(With Robert Harling) Soapdish, Paramount, 1991.

Honeymoon in Vegas, Columbia, 1992.

The Scout, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1994.

Striptease, Columbia, 1996.

Just Married (rewrite), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Jet Lag (rewrite), Miramax, 2003.

Joe's Last Chance (rewrite), Intermedia Films, 2005.

Also wrote The Scout; Rhapsody in Crime; Air Paradise; Night of the Toy Soldiers; The Snatch; Hollywood and Levine; Success Story; Tall Dog; and The Big Kiss-Off of 1944.


Social Security (two-act), first produced at Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1986, published by Doubleday, 1986.

Working Title, American Jewish Theatre, New York City, 1996.

Television Pilots:

Mickey and Nora, CBS, 1987.


We're in the Money: Depression America and Its Films (nonfiction), New York University Press, 1971.

James Cagney (monograph), Pyramid, 1973.

The Big Kiss-Off of 1944: A Jack LeVine Mystery (novel), Holt, 1974.

Hollywood and LeVine (novel), Holt, 1975.

Sleepless Nights (novel), Donald I. Fine, 1994.

Tender Is LeVine (novel), Thomas Dunne Books, 2000.



New York, May 18, 1981, pp. 69-70.

New York Times, April 13, 1986.

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