Willie Gilbert, who came from Cleveland, Ohio, received a B.S. in education, but pursued a career as a comedian. Together Gilbert and Weinstock won Tony Awards as co-writers of How to Succeed... Subsequent stage credits include the 1963 musical comedy Hot Spot and the 1965 hit comedy mystery Catch Me If You Can. TV credits range from science fiction to classic children's shows like Howdy Doody," and sketches for comedian Jackie Gleason. Willie Gilbert died in 1980. "