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About this show

"I was born in Germany to Holocaust survivors. My parents met and fell in love in Auschwitz. After the war, we were sent to Toledo, Ohio. I was like an alien from another planet. I endured anti-Semitism and a seriously dysfunctional family. Were my parents the way they were because of the Holocaust or was that who they really were? My two younger brothers were completely insane. I escaped."

Sandy Helberg is an original Groundling. He has starred in numerous films, including Up the Creek, The Hollywood Knights, This Is Spinal Tap, Mortal Kombat, Modern Problems, The Jazz Singer, and three with Mel Brooks: High Anxiety, History of the World: Part I, and Spaceballs. He has also been on television, in MAS*H, Newhart, The Jeffersons, Married With Children, Night Court, and others. Sandy has written sitcoms with his partner and lovely wife, Harriet Helberg, including The Golden Girls, Perfect Strangers, and Dear John, among others.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:The Groundlings Theatre, Los Angeles