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Aaron Ruben (1914–2010)

Aaron Ruben was born on March 1, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Aaron J. Ruben. He was a writer and producer, known for The Andy Griffith Show (1960), Sanford and Son (1972) and Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964). He was married to Maureen Arthur and Sandy C. Rothblatt. He died on January 30, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1990 Piece of Cake (TV Movie)
 1985 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
  Teachers Only (TV Series) (created by - 21 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (written by - 2 episodes, 1982)
- Loss of Innocence (1983) ... (creator)
- Dead Mice Don't Wear Plaid (1983) ... (creator)
- Leather and Lace (1983) ... (creator)
- Beetlemania (1983) ... (creator)
 1981 Wendy Hooper, U.S. Army (TV Movie)
  The Stockard Channing Show (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1980) (written by - 2 episodes, 1980)
- Puppy Love (1980) ... (teleplay)
- Susan's Big Break (1980) ... (teleplay)
- Exclusive: Love Finds Brad Gabriel (1980) ... (teleplay)
- Life Begins at 30 (1980) ... (written by)
  CPO Sharkey (TV Series) (created by - 37 episodes, 1976 - 1978) (teleplay - 13 episodes, 1976 - 1978) (written by - 12 episodes, 1976 - 1978)
- The Used Car Caper (1978) ... (creator)
- The Even Couple (1978) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Fear of Flying (1978) ... (creator) / (teleplay)
- Captain's Right Hand Man (1978) ... (creator)
- Pruitt, the Russian Flu-Carrier (1978) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1977 Great Day (TV Movie)
 1976 Charo and the Sergeant (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 1975 Grandpa Max (TV Movie)
  Sanford and Son (TV Series) (teleplay - 18 episodes, 1972 - 1974) (written by - 3 episodes, 1972 - 1974)
- The Way to Lamont's Heart (1974) ... (teleplay)
- Pot Luck (1973) ... (teleplay)
- Home Sweet Home for the Aged (1973) ... (teleplay)
- The Infernal Triangle (1973) ... (teleplay)
 1971/I Cat Ballou (TV Movie)
 1971 The New Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Friend, the Mayor (1971) ... (writer)
 1970 Headmaster (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes)
- Harvard or Bust (1970) ... (creator)
- Count the Ways I Love You (1970) ... (creator)
- Nobody's Perfect (1970) ... (creator)
- Let's Try It Mr. Hiller's Way (1970) ... (creator)
- Bach Rock (1970) ... (creator)
 1969 The Comic (writer)
  Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) (created by - 150 episodes, 1964 - 1969) (written by - 9 episodes, 1964 - 1969)
- Goodbye Camp Henderson, Hello Sergeant Carter (1969) ... (creator) / (written by)
- My Fair Sister (1969) ... (creator)
- Showtime with Sgt. Carol (1969) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow (1969) ... (creator)
- Flower Power (1969) ... (creator)
  The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (created by - 249 episodes, 1960 - 1968) (written by - 7 episodes, 1962 - 1968)
- Mayberry R.F.D. (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
- A Girl for Goober (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Opie and Mike (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Sam for Town Council (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
- The Wedding (1968) ... (creator - uncredited)
 1967 The Don Knotts Special (TV Special)
 1965 Salute to Stan Laurel (TV Special documentary)
 1960 New Comedy Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Trouble with Richard (1960) ... (writer)
 1954-1957 Caesar's Hour (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 March 1957 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 20 October 1956 (1956) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.22 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 31 January 1955 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1954) ... (writer)
  The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1957) (story by - 1 episode, 1956) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1956)
- Bilko Presents Bing Crosby (1957) ... (written by - as Aaron Rubin)
- Bilko's War Against Culture (1956) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
  Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (written by - 4 episodes, 1953)
- Episode #6.21 (1954)
- Episode #6.11 (1954)
- Episode #6.9 (1953) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.3 (1953) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.2 (1953)
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Show Show Director (5 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He created and produced an unsold sitcom pilot for CBS called "Maureen" which starred his second wife, Maureen Arthur as an innocent real estate agent working for a shyster played by 'Pat Harrington (Sr)'. See more »

Alternate Names:

Aaron Reuben | Aaron Rubin
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Trivia:

Named volunteer of the year by the Los Angeles Child Advocate's Office in 1999, which established the Aaron Ruben Scholarship Fund. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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