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Marta Kauffman


Marta Kauffman was born on September 21, 1956 as Marta Fran Kauffman. She is a writer and producer, known for Friends (1994), Grace and Frankie (2015) and Friends: The One Before the Last One - Ten Years of Friends (2004). She has been married to Michael Skloff since 1984. They have three children. See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Friends
Friends Writer
(1994-2004)
Grace and Frankie
(2015-2017)
Dream On
Dream On Writer
(1990-1996)

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  Grace and Frankie (TV Series) (created by - 39 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (written by - 7 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- The Musical (2017) ... (creator)
- The Other Vibrator (2017) ... (creator)
- The Labels (2017) ... (creator)
- The Apology (2017) ... (creator)
- The Alert (2017) ... (creator)
 2012 Georgia (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 2011 Five (TV Movie) (creator)
  Joey (TV Series) (character: "Joey Tribbiani" - 29 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (character: Joey Tribbiani - 2 episodes, 2004)
- Joey and the Big Move (2006) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Musical (2005) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Sex Tape (2005) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Poker (2005) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the ESL (2005) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
  Friends (TV Series) (created by - 236 episodes, 1994 - 2004) (written by - 18 episodes, 1994 - 2004) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (story by - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Last One: Part 2 (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Last One: Part 1 (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The One Where Estelle Dies (2004) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- The One with Princess Consuela (2004) ... (creator)
 2004 Friends: The One Before the Last One - Ten Years of Friends (TV Movie) (creator) / (teleplay)
  Veronica's Closet (TV Series) (created by - 66 episodes, 1997 - 2000) (written by - 3 episodes, 1997)
- Veronica Checks Out (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica's Doing the Nasty with Perry (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica Loses Her Olive Again (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica's Clips (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica Sets Josh Up (2000) ... (creator)
  Dream On (TV Series) (created by - 119 episodes, 1990 - 1996) (written by - 17 episodes, 1990 - 1993)
- Finale with a Vengeance (1996) ... (creator)
- Finale - Part One (1996) ... (creator)
- Tenants, Anyone? (1996) ... (creator)
- Cupid Is as Cupid Does (1996) ... (creator)
- Hey Diddle Diddle (1996) ... (creator)
 1994 Couples (TV Movie)
  Family Album (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 1993) (written by - 2 episodes, 1993)
- Will You Still Feed Me? (1993) ... (creator)
- Guardian Angel (1993) ... (creator)
- Sibling Revelry (1993) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Powers That Be (TV Series) (created by - 21 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1992)
- Grammargate: Part 1 (1993) ... (creator)
- Having a Ball (1993) ... (creator)
- Grandma's Big Decision (1993) ... (creator)
- Grammargate: Part 2 (1993) ... (creator)
- Bradley Gets Fired (1993) ... (creator)
 1991 Sunday Dinner (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- In Sickness and in Health (1991) ... (written by)
 1987 Everything's Relative (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- It Had to Be You and You (1987) ... (written by)
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Show Show Soundtrack (15 credits)
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(April 17 & 18, 1989) She and David Crane wrote the book and lyrics for the musical, "Arthur, The Musical," in a staged reading at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Michael Skloff was composer. Richard Maltby Jr. was director.

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Alternate Names:

Marta Kauffman Arquette
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Personal Quote:

[on 'Friends'] It was so surprising to us how invested the audience was in these characters, how desperately they wanted them to be happy, how putting them together made some kind of weird sense. See more »

Trivia:

(November 25, 2015) Filed for divorce from her husband of 31 years Michael Skloff. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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