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Merrill Markoe

Writer
Female
Born Aug 13, 1948

Merrill Markoe is an author, an Emmy Award-winning television writer and a sometime standup comedienne.

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    Yahoo News - Sep 30, 2015
  • 'tonight Show' Battle Proves Late Night Tv Is Still A White Men's Club
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  • Beth Lapides: Hand To Hand: Comedy And Combat
    Huffington Post - Jan 28, 2013
  • “We Killed”: Were Women Not Funny Until 1960?
    Salon.com - Oct 16, 2012

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CHILDHOOD

1948 Birth Born on August 13, 1948.

TWENTIES

1970 21 Years Old Markoe attended the University of California, Berkeley, receiving a B.A. in Art in 1970 and an M.A. in 1972.
1977 28 Years Old Her first job after leaving the university was teaching art at the University of Southern California After auditing scriptwriting classes, and doing research for the head writer of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Markoe was hired as writer for the 1977 revival of Laugh-In, joining a team that included Robin Williams. … Read More
1978 29 Years Old She and Letterman were also involved romantically from 1978–1988, after which Markoe moved to California to pursue a writing career. … Read More

FORTIES

1997 48 Years Old …  She appeared in two episodes of Space Ghost Coast to Coast from 1997–1998 as the unwilling subject of the Late Night talk show host's affections. … Read More

FIFTIES

2005 56 Years Old In 2005, Markoe was a regular panelist on Animal Planet's Who Gets the Dog?
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