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Date of Birth 3 August 1934New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 28 October 2012Northridge, California, USA  (heart attack)

Mini Bio (1)

Bob Brunner was born on August 3, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a producer and writer, known for The Other Sister (1999), Happy Days (1974) and Exit to Eden (1994). He died on October 28, 2012 in Northridge, California, USA.

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Long time sitcom writer. He is credited with giving the the nickname of "Fonzie" to Henry Winkler's character on the sitcom _Happy Days_, but also writing the infamous episode where Fonzie jumps over a shark during a water skiing challenge. The phrase "jump the shark," has since come to signify the precise moment when a popular television show begins its inevitable decline.

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