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Jerry Belson (1938–2006)

Jerry Belson was born on July 8, 1938 in El Centro, California, USA as Jerome Leon Belson. He was a writer and producer, known for The Odd Couple (1970), The Tracey Ullman Show (1987) and Fun with Dick and Jane (2005). He was married to Jo Ann Belson and Viviann Flogell. He died on October 10, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane (1977 screenplay)
  Tracey Takes On... (TV Series) (writer - 24 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (written by - 5 episodes, 1996 - 1998)
- End of the World (1999) ... (writer)
- Sports (1998) ... (writer)
- Culture (1998) ... (written by)
- Man's Best Friend (1998) ... (writer)
- Religion (1998) ... (writer)
  The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series) (created by - 80 episodes, 1987 - 1990) (written by - 5 episodes, 1987 - 1990)
- Episode #4.23 (1990) ... (created by)
- Arms Control (1990) ... (created by)
- Her First Grownup (1990) ... (created by)
- Who Is He? (1990) ... (created by)
- Episode #4.19 (1990) ... (created by)
 1989 Always (screenplay)
 1987 Surrender (written by)
 1983 The New Odd Couple (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Security (1983) ... (written by)
 1980 Smokey and the Bandit II (screenplay)
 1978 The End (written by)
 1977 Mixed Nuts (TV Short)
 1977 Fun with Dick and Jane (screenplay)
 1975 The Texas Wheelers (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Music Box (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Smile (written by)
  The Odd Couple (TV Series) (developed for television by - 114 episodes, 1970 - 1975) (written by - 4 episodes, 1970 - 1972)
- Felix Remarries (1975) ... (developed for television by)
- Laugh Clown, Laugh (1975) ... (developed for television by)
- Old Flames Never Die (1975) ... (developed for television by)
- The Roy Clark Show (1975) ... (developed for television by)
- Two Men on a Hoarse (1975) ... (developed for television by)
 1973 Cops (TV Movie) (creator)
 1972 Evil Roy Slade (TV Movie) (written by)
 1970 Barefoot in the Park (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Bed (1970) ... (written by)
 1970 The Murdocks and the McClays (TV Movie) (creator)
 1970 The Grasshopper (screenplay) / (story)
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Love and the Big Leap/Love and the Former Marriage/Love and the Good Deal (1969) ... (segment "Love and the Good Deal")
 1968 How Sweet It Is! (writer)
 1968 Dick Van Dyke (TV Movie)
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
- It's Greek to Me (1967)
 1967 Sheriff Who (TV Movie)
  Hey, Landlord (TV Series) (created by - 31 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (written by - 4 episodes, 1966) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- Aunt Harriet Wants You (1967) ... (created by)
- The Dinner Who Came to Man (1967) ... (created by)
- Czech Your Wife, Sir? (1967) ... (created by)
- Swingle City, East (1967) ... (created by)
- Testing, One Two (1967) ... (created by)
 1964-1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (written by - 18 episodes)
- Long Night's Journey Into Day (1966) ... (written by)
- The Man from My Uncle (1966) ... (written by)
- Talk to the Snail (1966) ... (written by)
- Bad Reception in Albany (1966) ... (written by)
- Odd But True (1965) ... (written by)
  The Lucy Show (TV Series) (written by - 10 episodes, 1964 - 1966) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1965)
- Lucy and Clint Walker (1966) ... (written by)
- Lucy the Robot (1966) ... (written by)
- Lucy Saves Milton Berle (1965) ... (written by)
- Lucy and the Sleeping Beauty (1965) ... (written by)
- Lucy and the Countess Have a Horse Guest (1965) ... (written by)
 1965 I Spy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- No Exchange on Damaged Merchandise (1965) ... (written by)
  The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1964)
- Joey the Star Maker (1965) ... (written by)
- Joey Changes Larry's Luck (1965) ... (written by)
- The Sultan's Gift (1965) ... (written by)
- You're What, Again? (1964) ... (written by)
- Joey Goes to CBS (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Pay Day (1964) ... (written by)
- Captain Ironpants (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Think Pretty (1964) ... (writer)
  The Bill Dana Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1964) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- Danny Thomas, I Love You (1964) ... (written by)
- Speak for Yourself, Jose (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Pupa Loves Rusty (1964) ... (written by)
- The Quiz Show (1964) ... (written by)
- Linda's Crush (1964) ... (written by)
- The Bowling Partners (1964) ... (written by)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (9 credits)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Actor (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Other Works:

In 1972, he co-wrote the teleplay for an unsold comedy pilot called "The Out-of-Towners" which never got past the script stage.

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Alternate Names:

Richard Brando
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Trivia:

One of his favorite anecdotes was about how he and his wife Jo Ann finally got married. She gave him an ultimatum: "Marry me or I'm going to Europe." As he waited with her at the airport, she repeated her request: "What do you want? Should I take off or stay?" Jerry's response: "Can you take off and circle?". See more »

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