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Irving Elinson
Position Writer
Biographical Information
Birth Name Isidor Elinson
Birthdate April 8, 1907
Birthplace New York, New York, United States
Death Date December 28, 1967 (age 60)
Death Place Los Angeles, California, United States[1]

Irving Elinson was a writer on Bewitched. He penned the third season episode "A Gazebo Never Forgets" with Jerry Devine. He was credited as Izzy Elinson.


Irving Elinson (Izzy, Iz) was an American screenwriter. He was born as Isidor Elinson on April 8, 1907 in New York City. His brother was screenwriter Jack Elinson.

He wrote episodes for television series such as The Andy Griffith Show (co-writer), Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C., The Real McCoys, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Mister Ed, The Joey Bishop Show, Make Room for Daddy, My Favorite Martian, Petticoat Junction, F Troop and Bewitched. He co-wrote the Bob Hope comedy, The Lemon Drop Kid.

Elinson died in Los Angeles on December 28, 1967. He was 60.[2]


  1. Irving Elinson on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on August 31, 2020.
  2. Irving Elinson on The Andy Griffith Show Wiki. Retrieved on August 31, 2020, edited.