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Ken Hecht (1914–1984)

Songwriter ("Julida Polka", "No One Knows"), composer, author, writer and publisher. He wrote special material for Red Buttons, Joe E. Lewis, Desi Arnaz, Harry Richman, Benny Fields, Belle Baker, and Rose Marie, and he was the chief creator and publisher of "Who's Who in Show Business". Joining ASCAP in 1957, his chief musical collaborators ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

Known For

Diff'rent Strokes
(1984-1986)
American Dream
(1981)
Love, American Style
(1972-1973)
Love, Sidney
Love, Sidney Writer
(1981-1982)

Filmography

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 2004 Mein Leben & ich (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Modeopfer (2004) ... (writer)
 1995 Sherman Oaks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- An American Politician (1995) ... (writer)
 1992-1993 Full House (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Silence Is Not Golden (1993) ... (writer)
- Road to Tokyo (1992) ... (writer)
 1990-1991 Amen (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Unforgettable (1991) ... (written by)
- Judge Deacon Frye (1990) ... (written by)
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Coming to America (1989) ... (writer)
 1989 Webster (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- They Don't Shoot Horses, Do They? (1989) ... (written by)
  Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 1984 - 1986) (story by - 2 episodes, 1984)
- Bulimia (1986) ... (teleplay by)
- Arnold's Job (1985) ... (written by)
- Sam's Missing (1985) ... (written by - part 1)
- A Special Friend (1985) ... (written by)
- Sam's New Pal (1985) ... (written by)
 1975-1984 Happy Days (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Fonzie's Spots (1984) ... (written by)
- The Not Making of a President (1975) ... (written by)
 1984 We Got It Made (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Break-Up: Part 1 (1984) ... (written by)
 1983 Reggie (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Once a Father (1983) ... (written by)
 1982-1983 Private Benjamin (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Judy's Cousin (1983) ... (written by)
- The Talent Show (1982) ... (written by)
- Astro-Chimp (1982) ... (written by)
  Love, Sidney (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1982)
- The Activist (1982) ... (teleplay)
- Patti's Roots (1982) ... (written by)
- Laurie's First Date, A.D. (1982) ... (written by)
- Run with It (1981) ... (written by)
 1982 Three's Company (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Jack's 10 (1982) ... (written by)
 1981 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Remaking of Monroe (1981) ... (written by)
 1981 Alice (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- After Mel's Gone (1981) ... (written by)
- Vera's Bouncing Check (1981) ... (written by)
 1981 Sanford (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Cal's Mom (1981) ... (story by)
  American Dream (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode, 1981) (written by - 1 episode, 1981)
- American Dream (1981) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Boomerang/Captain's Triangle/Out of This World (1980) ... (written by - segment "Captain's Triangle")
 1980 Nobody's Perfect (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Hart in Jail (1980) ... (written by)
- The Hart Is Good for Jogging (1980) ... (written by)
 1979 Turnabout (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Cry Me a Touchdown (1979) ... (written by)
 1978 What's Happening!! (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Shirley's Cookies (1978) ... (written by)
 1974 Maude (TV Series) (story by - 2 episodes)
- Maude the Boss (1974) ... (story by)
- Maude's Revolt (1974) ... (story by)
  Good Times (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode, 1974) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1974)
- Junior the Senior (1974) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
 1973 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Donation (1973) ... (written by)
- Mercy, the Surgeon (1973) ... (written by)
- The Oldest Living American (1973) ... (written by)
 1972-1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Watts Side Story (1973) ... (written by)
- Fred & Carol and Fred & Donna (1972) ... (written by)
 1971 Make Your Own Kind of Music! (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1971)
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