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Sherwood Schwartz (1916–2011)


Sherwood Schwartz was born on November 14, 1916 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA as Sherwood Charles Schwartz. He was a writer and producer, known for The Red Skelton Hour (1951), The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) and Rescue from Gilligan's Island (1978). He was married to Mildred Seidman. He died on July 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2002 The Brady Bunch in the White House (TV Movie) (characters)
 1996 A Very Brady Sequel (characters)
 1995 The Brady Bunch Movie (characters)
  Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (created by - 98 episodes, 1964 - 1967) (written by - 3 episodes, 1964 - 1992)
- Marooned (1992) ... (written by)
- Gilligan, the Goddess (1967) ... (created by)
- Bang! Bang! Bang! (1967) ... (created by)
- The Pigeon (1967) ... (created by)
- It's a Bird, It's a Plane (1967) ... (created by)
 1990 The Bradys (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Hat in the Ring (1990) ... (written by)
- A Moving Experience (1990) ... (written by)
- Start Your Engines/Here We Grow Again (1990) ... (written by)
 1988 A Very Brady Christmas (TV Movie) (written by)
 1983 The Invisible Woman (TV Movie)
 1982 Scamps (TV Movie)
  The Brady Brides (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 1981) (written by - 1 episode, 1981)
- A Pretty Boy is Like a Melody (1981) ... (created by)
- Cool Hand Phil (1981) ... (created by)
- The Siege (1981) ... (created by)
- The Mom Who Came to Dinner (1981) ... (created by)
- The Newlywed Game (1981) ... (created by)
  Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1981) (developer - 1 episode, 1981)
- Stella and Howard (1981) ... (written by)
- To Dunk or Not to Dunk (1981) ... (developer)
 1981 The Brady Girls Get Married (TV Movie)
 1978 Rescue from Gilligan's Island (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 1973-1974 Dusty's Trail (TV Series) (created by - 27 episodes)
- The Wackiest Wagon Train in the West (1974) ... (created by)
- Pechango Berries (1974) ... (created by)
- Day at the Races (1974) ... (created by)
- John J. Callahan (1974) ... (created by)
- The Cavalry Is Coming (1974) ... (created by)
  The Brady Bunch (TV Series) (created by - 117 episodes, 1969 - 1974) (written by - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1974)
- The Hair-Brained Scheme (1974) ... (created by)
- The Hustler (1974) ... (created by)
- The Snooperstar (1974) ... (created by)
- Top Secret (1974) ... (created by)
- Two Petes in a Pod (1974) ... (created by)
  It's About Time (TV Series) (created by - 26 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Stowaway (1967) ... (created by)
- The Stone Age Diplomats (1967) ... (created by)
- Our Brothers' Keepers (1967) ... (created by)
- School Days, School Days (1967) ... (created by)
- To Sign or Not to Sign (1967) ... (created by)
 1964 Mr. and Mrs. (TV Movie) (play)
  The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (12 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (writer - 159 episodes, 1955 - 1962) (written by - 2 episodes, 1958) (adaptation for television - 1 episode, 1954) (head writer - 1 episode, 1953)
- Cauliflower Loses His Birds (1962) ... (writer)
- Freddie and the Daily Freeloader (1962) ... (writer)
- This Goon for Hire (1962) ... (writer)
- Best Man Blues (1962) ... (writer)
- Go, Van, Gogh (1962) ... (writer)
 1960 Red Skelton Timex Special (TV Movie)
 1959 The Red Skelton Chevy Special (TV Movie)
  I Married Joan (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1953) (writer - 3 episodes, 1953) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- New House (1954) ... (teleplay)
- The Musical (1953) ... (writer)
- Tropical Fish (1953)
- Brad's Moustache (1953) ... (writer)
- Theatrical Can-Can (1953) ... (writer)
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Provides commentary on the following DVDs: Gilligan's Island: The Complete First Season (Marooned) Gilligan's Island: The Complete Second Season (The Little Dictator) Gilligan's Island: The Complete Third Season (The Producer) The Brady Bunch: The Complete First Season (The Honeymoon) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »
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Personal Quote:

It's one world, and we all have to learn to live with each other.

Trivia:

Profiled in "The Laugh Crafters: Comedy Writing in Radio and TV's Golden Age" by Jordan Young (BearManor Media). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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