Allan Burns

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Allan Burns
Born(1935-05-18)May 18, 1935
DiedJanuary 30, 2021(2021-01-30) (aged 85)
Alma materUniversity of Oregon
Occupation
  • Screenwriter
  • television producer
Spouse(s)
Joan Bailey (m. 1964)
Children2
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Allan Burns (May 18, 1935 – January 30, 2021) was an American screenwriter and television producer. He was best known for creating and writing for the television sitcom The Munsters, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda. He won three Primetime Emmy Awards in 1968, 1971 and 1977 for comedic writing.

Burns died on January 30, 2021, at the age of 85.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Haring, Bruce (January 31, 2021). "Allan Burns Dies: TV Producer Cocreated 'The Munsters' And 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' Was 85". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
  2. Shafer, Ellise (January 31, 2021). "Allan Burns, Emmy-Winning Writer and Creator of 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' Dies at 85". Variety. Retrieved January 31, 2021.