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Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (complications from a fall)
Birth NameRichard J. Berg

Mini Bio (1)

Richard Berg was born on February 16, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard J. Berg. He was a producer and writer, known for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963), Space (1985) and Shoot (1976). He was married to Barbara Freedman. He died on September 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Barbara Freedman (1946 - 1 September 2009) (his death) (4 children)

Trivia (6)

Father of A. Scott Berg, Jeff Berg, and Tony Berg.
He was a long-time friend of Rod Serling.
He preferred working in television rather than theatrical film, because of the faster pace and larger audience.
While running an art gallery and an art-supply store, he wrote scripts for live TV.
He was a dialogue coach for Roy Rogers and other "cowboy" stars at Republic Pictures.
He was a pioneer of made-for-TV movies in the 1970s.

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