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Howard Leeds (II) (1919–2017)

Howard Leeds, the sitcom veteran who developed The Facts of Life and produced and wrote for The Brady Bunch, Diff'rent Strokes and Silver Spoons, In the late 1970s, Leeds was a producer on the hit Diff'rent Strokes, starring Conrad Bain and child star Gary Coleman, when he was asked by NBC head Fred Silverman and producer Norman Lear to come up ... See full bio »

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Known For

Diff'rent Strokes
(1978-1984)
The Facts of Life
(1979-1988)
Small Wonder
Small Wonder Writer
(1985-1989)
Silver Spoons
Silver Spoons Writer
(1982-1987)

Filmography

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 2001 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (series developer - 1 episode)
- The Facts of Life Reunion (2001) ... (series developer)
  Small Wonder (TV Series) (created by - 96 episodes, 1985 - 1989) (written by - 1 episode, 1985)
- Thy Neighbor's Wife (1989) ... (creator)
- See No Evil (1989) ... (creator)
- The Strike (1989) ... (creator)
- The Tattletale (1989) ... (creator)
- Vicki Doolittle (1989) ... (creator)
 1979-1988 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (developed by - 201 episodes)
- The Beginning of the Beginning (1988) ... (creator)
- The Beginning of the End (1988) ... (creator)
- Big Apple Blues (1988) ... (creator)
- On the Edge (1988) ... (creator)
- Present Imperfect (1988) ... (creator)
  Silver Spoons (TV Series) (created by - 115 episodes, 1982 - 1987) (story - 1 episode, 1982)
- Let It Snow, Let It Snow (1987) ... (creator)
- Edward's Big Adventure (1987) ... (creator)
- Educating Rick (1987) ... (creator)
- Pardon My French (1987) ... (creator)
- Thoroughly Modern Mildred (1987) ... (creator)
  Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) (story by - 16 episodes, 1979 - 1984) (written by - 12 episodes, 1978 - 1984) (teleplay by - 10 episodes, 1979 - 1984)
- The Boyfriend (1984) ... (story by)
- The Honeymoon's Over (1984) ... (story by)
- Hooray for Hollywood: Part 2 (1984) ... (story by)
- Hooray for Hollywood: Part 1 (1984) ... (written by)
- Drummond's Lady (1984) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
 1977 All at Sea (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 Grady (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Bureaucracy (1976) ... (written by)
 1975 McCoy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Double Take (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 Barney Miller (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Escape Artist (1975) ... (written by)
 1971 The Brady Bunch (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Ghost Town, U.S.A. (1971) ... (written by)
 1968-1970 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Ladies' Man (1970) ... (written by)
- Make Me a Match (1969) ... (written by)
- Love Is a Toothache (1968) ... (written by)
- Treasure Hunt (1968) ... (written by)
 1969 Julia (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Temper Also Fugits (1969) ... (written by)
 1969 The Queen and I (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes)
- Kowalski of Harvard (1969) ... (creator)
- Don't Make Big Waves (1969) ... (creator)
- The Trousseau (1969) ... (creator)
- But to a Captain, Is He a Captain? (1969) ... (creator)
- Hossfeathers (1969) ... (creator)
 1969 The Doris Day Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Flyboy (1969) ... (written by)
 1969 That Girl (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Earrings (1969) ... (written by)
 1967 Spotlight (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 August 1967 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 15 August 1967 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 8 August 1967 (1967) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 1 August 1967 (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Las Vegas (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1965-1967 Bewitched (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Bewitched, Bothered and Infuriated (1967) ... (written by)
- Accidental Twins (1966) ... (written by)
- The Catnapper (1966) ... (written by)
- Double Split (1966) ... (written by)
- A Very Special Delivery (1965) ... (written by)
 1966 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1966)
 1964 The Bing Crosby Show (TV Special)
  The Bill Dana Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1963)
- Mr. Phillip's Watch (1963) ... (written by)
- You Gotta Have Heart (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Swingin' Together (TV Movie)
 1963 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1962-1963 My Three Sons (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Bub's Sacrifice (1963) ... (written by)
- The Pencil Pusher (1962) ... (written by)
- Chip's Party (1962) ... (written by)
- The Girls Next Door (1962) ... (written by)
 1963 McHale's Navy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Instant Democracy (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- When in Rome (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Ensign O'Toole (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Operation Casanova (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- George Gobel Presents (1963) ... (writer)
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The First Hundred Years (1962) ... (writer)
 1961 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Always on Tuesday (1961) ... (written by)
- Vive La Credit Card (1961) ... (written by)
 1957-1961 Bachelor Father (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- The Greggs in Paris (1961) ... (written by)
- Bentley Plays Cupid (1959) ... (written by)
- A Date with Kelly (1957) ... (written by)
- Bentley Versus the Girl Scouts (1957) ... (written by)
  The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1958 - 1960) (writer - 4 episodes, 1958 - 1960) (written by - 1 episode, 1960) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1959)
- Merle Travis and Molly Bee (1960) ... (written by)
- George Gobel (1960)
- H.M.S. Pinafore (1960) ... (writer)
- William Bendix (1959) ... (writer)
- Ethel Waters (1959) ... (writer)
 1958 The Lux Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.34 (1958) ... (written by)
  How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Fourth Girl (1958) ... (writer)
- To Hock or Not to Hock (1957) ... (written by)
- The Penthouse (1957) ... (written by)
 1957 The Rosemary Clooney Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 26 September 1957 (1957) ... (writer)
 1955-1956 The George Gobel Show (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #2.28 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.18 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.17 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.16 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.6 (1955) ... (writer)
 1956 Climax! (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Figures in Clay (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1953-1954 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1952-1954 Meet Millie (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Senior Needs Glasses (1954) ... (writer)
- Buyer from Bhukistani (1953) ... (writer)
- Alfred's Inheritance (1953) ... (writer)
- The Hunting Trip (1953) ... (writer)
- Cooper's Cottages (1952) ... (writer)
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