Moritz "Morey" Amsterdam (December 14, 1908 – October 27, 1996) was an American actor and comedian. The Morey Amsterdam Show ran on CBS TV from December 1948 to March 1949 and on DuMont from April 1949 to October 1950. Among Morey's regular guests was song-and-dance man Art Carney. The cigarette girl was future author Jacqueline Susann, wife of the producer of the show, Irving Mansfield. Jazz musician Johnny Guarneri led the band. In 1950, he briefly hosted the comedy-variety show Broadway Open House, TV's first late-night entertainment show, on NBC. He also played Buddy Sorrell on CBS's The Dick Van Dyke Show from 1961 to 1966.