Birthday: 03-10-1899
Date of death: 14-09-1966
Star sign: Scorpio

Gertrude Berg was a multi-talented and highly skilled actress who was also a producer and scriptwriter for American films. She was born on 3rd of October in the year 1899 in East Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, United States of America. She took birth as Tillie Edelstein to Diana, who was a native of England and Jacob, who was a native of Russia. Her father owned Catskills Mountains Resort, which was located in Fleischmann, New York. It was here that she used to prepare skits and produce them. She gained interest in Theater and producing plays. She is most famously known for her role in a widely appreciated TV show named The Goldbergs. She had written more than 5000 episodes for its radio production. People related a lot to Goldbergs because their struggles were similar to a wider amount of audiences. She was one of the first women to have not just acted in a serial but also produced it and written its episode. She did all of these things for The Goldberg.

She received a huge amount of appreciation not just from the audiences but also from the critics, and she received an Emmy for the Best Actress in the lead role for it. She bagged a Tony Award for the serial A Majority of One. Berg was a very talented woman who did not only act wonderfully and write amazing scripts for various serials but also had composed a song. This composition was sung by Patsy Cline, and its name was ‘That Wonderful Someone.’ She also published Molly and Me in the year 1961 which was a best-selling memoir of its time. Gertrude entered the wedlock in the year 1918 to Lewis Berg and had two children together. They were Cherney and Harriet. She had a heart failure after which she died at the Doctors Hospital in the year 1985. There was a documentary that Aviva Kempner made that was named Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg, which had most of the facts regarding her career and personal life. She also had a biography that appeared in the year 2007. It was by Glenn D Smith Junior, and it was named ‘Something On My Own: Gertrude Berg and American Broadcasting 1929-1956.



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