August 9, 1910
New York City, New York
|Died||February 27, 1987 (age 76) |
Los Angeles, California
Snag Werris was an amateur magician and comedy writer for Ed Wynn, Jackie Gleason, Red Skelton, and the TV show "All In The Family."
He began as a comedian in burlesque and later was a mentor to Milt Larsen as a comedy writer out of high school. He served on the Magic Castle Board of Directors and was also a friend of Dai Vernon who called him 'Gans' (Snag backwards).
- ↑ Obit, Genii 1987 February
- ↑ It's Magic, Thirty Years of Magical Tradition by Milt Larsen, Genii 1994 November
- ↑ Snag Werris question on Magic Cafe
- ↑ Cover, Genii 1959 January
- ↑ IMDB bio