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Dennis Klein (I)


Dennis Klein is a writer and producer, known for Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976), The Larry Sanders Show (1992) and Cosby (1996). See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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 2002 The Chris Isaak Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charity Begins at Home (2002) ... (writer)
  Cosby (TV Series) (developer - 95 episodes, 1996 - 2000) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1996)
- The Song Remains the Same (2000) ... (creator)
- A Long Night's Journey (2000) ... (creator)
- Thursday's Child (2000) ... (creator)
- Kids Eat the Darndest Things (2000) ... (creator)
  The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) (created by - 89 episodes, 1992 - 1998) (written by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Flip (1998) ... (creator)
- Putting the 'Gay' Back in Litigation (1998) ... (creator)
- Just the Perfect Blendship (1998) ... (creator)
- I Buried Sid (1998) ... (creator)
- Beverly's Secret (1998) ... (creator)
 1995 If Not for You (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1993 Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series) (writer)
  Family Dog (TV Series) (7 episodes, 1993) (written by - 1 episode, 1993)
- Party Animal (1993)
- Call of the Mild (1993)
- Enemy Dog (1993)
 1990 The Flockens (TV Movie)
 1987 Beverly Hills Cop II (uncredited)
  Buffalo Bill (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes, 1983 - 1984) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1984)
- Church of the Poisoned Mind (1984) ... (written by)
- Have Yourself a Very Degrading Christmas (1984) ... (written by)
- The Tap Dancer (1984) ... (teleplay)
- Buffalo Bill Versus the Kremlin (1984) ... (written by)
- The Big Freeze (1984) ... (written by)
 1982 Report to Murphy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Charlie Goes Awry (1982) ... (written by)
 1976-1977 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series) (head writer - 145 episodes)
- Episode #2.195 (1977) ... (head writer)
- Episode #2.194 (1977) ... (head writer)
- Episode #2.193 (1977) ... (head writer)
- Episode #2.192 (1977) ... (head writer)
- Episode #2.191 (1977) ... (head writer)
 1977 Sirota's Court (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Split-Up (1977) ... (written by)
 1975-1976 Doc (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- A Little Bit of Soap (1976) ... (written by)
- Operation Goldman (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Fay (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Lillian's Separation (1975) ... (written by)
 1974 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Back Break Kid (1974) ... (written by)
 1973 All in the Family (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Taxi Caper (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 The Odd Couple (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Odyssey Couple (1973) ... (written by)
- Sometimes a Great Ocean (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 The Partridge Family (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Bedknobs and Drumsticks (1973) ... (story)
 1972 Fol-de-Rol (TV Movie)
 1971 Getting Together (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Where Are You, Little Star? (1971) ... (written by)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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