Arthur Joel Katz
Arthur Joel Katz (he generally is called "Joel") was born in the dim past (1928). He graduated from Columbia Law School, practiced for three years and then entered the entertainment business, first in an agency and then for six years with Herb Brodkin's Plautus Productions as Executive Vice President, where he produced more than 80 shows for network television. He then surrendered to Hollywood, working as a producer or executive for about 25 years for such companies as Universal Pictures, MGM, NBC, Playboy and Westinghouse. He spent the better part of three years in the former USSR producing a mini-series for NBC. He moved to the Saucon Valley about 20 years ago, where he has entertained himself writing columns for various local newspapers and writing "Making Harriet," a novel about Hollywood.