Gertrude Berg was an American actress, screenwriter and producer.
When she debuted her serial comedy-drama The Rise of the Goldbergs (1929), subsequently known as The Goldbergs, she was one of the first women to originate, write, produce, and star in a long-running hit.
She was also a pioneer of classic radio. Her professional accomplishments included winning the Best Lead Actress categories at both the Tony and Emmy Awards.
Barbara Billingsley's net worth was $3.2 million at time of her death.
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Gertrude Berg was married to Lewis Berg from 1918 until her death.
Children: Gertrude Berg has a daughter named Harriet Berg Schwartz and a son named Cherney Robert.
Parents: Gertrude Berg’s mother is Dinah.
"Borscht is more than a soup, it's a weather vane. When my family says they want hot borscht I know winter is coming, and when they want cold borscht I know how far can spring be behind?"
"So the legs are little short, the knees maybe knock a little but who listens?"
"By some people the meal itself is a long delay between the appetizer and the dessert."
"When it's all over and the on the air signs go off there isn't a more lost feeling in the world. The wonderful, exciting, even glamorous, studio is now just a room dirty with coffee cartons and cigarette butts."
"Some people have family crests, lions, tigers, unicorns, elephants - a whole menagerie - and if my family had a crest, you know what would be on it? A blintze. I mean it. All the good things in my life are measured in blintzes because by us it's not a party if there isn't a blintze."
"I'm a firm believer in anxiety and the power of negative thinking."
"The bagel is a lonely roll to eat all by yourself because in order for the true taste to come out you need your family. One to cut the bagels, one to toast them, one to put on the cream cheese and the lox, one to put them on the table and one to supervise."