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Merrill Markoe

USA flag (b.1948)

Merrill Markoe is an author, a television writer and a sometime standup comedienne. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley. She has written for many television shows, among them the failed 1977 revival of Laugh In, Newhart, Sex and the City and Moonlighting, but she may be best known for her work on Late Night with David Letterman (a show for which she won five Emmys).