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Thomas Meehan is a writer and producer, known for The Producers (2005), Spaceballs (1987) and Hairspray (2007). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Producers
The Producers Writer
(2005)
Spaceballs
Spaceballs Writer
(1987)
Hairspray
Hairspray Writer
(2007)
Annie
Annie Writer
(1982)

Filmography

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 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie) (book by)
 2014 Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2014 Annie (stage play book)
  Spaceballs: The Animated Series (TV Series) (creator - 15 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (writer - 2 episodes, 2009)
- Pilot Part 2: The Schwartz Strikes Back (2009) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Pilot Part 1: The Avenge of Dark Helmet (2009) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Spidermawg (2008) ... (creator)
- Druidian Idol (2008) ... (creator)
- Deep Ship (2008) ... (creator)
 2007 Hairspray (musical play)
 2005 The Producers (2001 stage play book) / (screenplay)
 2001 Great Performances (TV Series) (book for the musical play 'The Producers' - 1 episode)
- Recording 'The Producers': A Musical Romp with Mel Brooks (2001) ... (book for the musical play 'The Producers')
 2001 The 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 2000 The 54th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (book of musical play "Annie" - 1 episode)
- Annie (1999) ... (book of musical play "Annie")
 1999 The 53rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1998 The 52nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1997 The 51st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1996 The 50th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (as Tom Meehan)
 1995 Annie: A Royal Adventure! (TV Movie) (book of musical play "Annie")
 1995 The 49th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (as Tom Meehan)
 1992 A Child's Garden of Verses (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1991 The 45th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
 1987 Spaceballs (written by)
 1985 One Magic Christmas (story) / (written by)
 1983 To Be or Not to Be (screenplay)
 1982 Annie (book of the stage play)
 1977 The 'Annie' Christmas Show (TV Movie) (written by)
 1976 That Was the Year That Was - 1976 (TV Movie) (sketch writer)
 1975 When Things Were Rotten (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- There Goes the Neighborhood (1975) ... (written by - as Tom Meehan)
 1974 Annie and the Hoods (TV Special)
 1964 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1964)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Mark O'Donnell and he wrote the book for the musical, "Hairspray," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Ryan Landry and Eddie Mekka in the cast. Marc Shaiman was composer. Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman were lyricists. Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan wrote the book. See more »

Alternate Names:

Tom Meehan
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Has won three Tony Awards as Best Book (Musical): in 1977, for "Annie"; in 2001, with collaborator Mel Brooks for "The Producers, the new Mel Brooks musical; and in 2003, with collaborator Mark O'Donnell, for "Hairspray".

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