Ron Clark

Ron Clark has been writing comedy for over 60 years. Born in Montreal, he started writing songs and sketches while at McGill University. He then headed for New York City where he spent several years writing monologues for the likes of Jack Carter, Alan King, Henny Youngman as well as dozens of other stand-ups of the period. Ron’s Television credits include; The Jackie Gleason Show. The Danny Kaye Show. The Steve Allen Show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. Kraft Music Hall, The Tim Conway Comedy Hour, The Van Dyke Show, Moonlighting. E-R. Hot L Baltimore, He also created The Paul Lynde Show, Ace Crawford, Private Eye and Diana for Diana Rigg.

His Broadway play credits include Norman Is That You?, Murder at the Howard Johnson’s, No Hard Feelings, Wally’s Cafe. Ron conceived and staged the very first Jackie Mason one-man show, The World Accorning to me. Other plays, all of which are published by Samuel French, include; A Bench In The Sun, The Incomparable Lulu, Pierre and Marie, 4 Beekman. He has recently adapted a French play, Two Women, Two Roads. Ron’s film credits include; High Anxiety and Silent Movie for Mel Brooks, Revenge of the Pink Panther for Peter Sellers, The Funny Farm, which he also directed, Norman, Is That You?, The Visitors, Bloomies.The Clark family consists of two daughters who are novelists and two grandsons who are just plain fun.