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Joan Ganz Cooney


Joan Ganz Cooney was born on November 30, 1929 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Joan Reardan Ganz. She is a producer, known for The Electric Company (1971), 3-2-1 Contact (1980) and Follow That Bird (1985). She has been married to Peter G. Peterson since April 26, 1980. She was previously married to Timothy Jeffries Cooney. See full bio »

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Known For

The Electric Company
(1971-1977)
3-2-1 Contact
3-2-1 Contact Producer
(1980-1988)
Follow That Bird
Follow That Bird Producer
(1985)
Knife Skills
Knife Skills Producer
(2017)

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Jump to: Producer | Writer | Thanks | Self
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 2017 Knife Skills (Documentary short) (executive producer) (completed)
 1980-1988 3-2-1 Contact (TV Series) (executive producer - 107 episodes)
- Island: Conch (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Island: Flamingos (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Island: Coral (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Island: Lizards (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Island: Parrot Fish (1988) ... (executive producer)
 1985 Follow That Bird (executive producer)
 1971-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (executive producer - 779 episodes)
- 129B (1977) ... (executive producer)
- 128B (1977) ... (executive producer)
- 127B (1977) ... (executive producer)
- 126B (1977) ... (executive producer)
- 125B (1977) ... (executive producer)
 1974 Feelin' Good (TV Series) (executive producer - 1974)
 1967 Wallace Stevens: A Poet's Seasons (TV Movie) (producer)
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In 1969, she and her husband became "de facto foster parents to an inner-city black child," who eventually returned to live with his mother and was killed in New York City before he turned 30. See more »

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