Babaloo Mandel

Babaloo Mandel

Babaloo Mandel
Born (1949-11-13) November 13, 1949
New York, New York, United States
Occupation Writer
Spouse(s) Denise Madelyn Horn (1974-present; 6 children)

Marc "Babaloo" Mandel (born October 13, 1949) is an American writer. His writing credits include the television series Happy Days and the movie Night Shift. He is the long-time writing partner of Lowell Ganz. Mandel was born in New York City, the son of a taxi driver.[1][2] With his wife, Denise Madelyn (Horn), whom he married in 1974, he has six children, including a set of triplets.[3][4]


  • Filmography 1
  • TV appearances 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


TV appearances

Mandel and Ganz were featured in The Dialogue interview series. In the 90-minute interview with producer Mike DeLuca, Ganz and Mandel discuss their 40-year partnership as it evolved from television to feature films.


  1. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
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  3. ^ Reed, J.D. (19 October 1992). "Mr. Saturday Night's Writers: Funny All Week". People 38 (16). Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  4. ^ "Babaloo Mandel Biography (1949-)". 1949-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 

External links