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Gilligan's Island Creator Sherwood Schwartz Dies

13 July 2011 8:32 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Gilligan's Island creator and Us TV mogul Sherwood Schwartz has died, aged 94. Schwartz was the brains behind the beloved TV hit Gilligan and also the 1970s sitcom classic, The Brady Bunch. He also had links to other classic series My Favorite Martian, Harper Valley PTA and The Red Skelton Show. He died of natural causes, according to TMZ.com. © WENN   »

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TV Hitmaker Schwartz Dead At 94

12 July 2011 12:06 PM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

TV mogul Sherwood Schwartz has died, aged 94.

Schwartz was the brains behind beloved TV hits The Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Island.

He also had links to other classic series My Favorite Martian, Harper Valley PTA and The Red Skelton Show.

He died of natural causes, according to TMZ.com. »

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Sherwood Schwartz Dies at 94; Created The Brady Bunch, Gilligan's Island

12 July 2011 11:36 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

If you know the story of a man named Brady, or if you’ve ever sat right back and heard the tale, the tale of a fateful trip, then take a moment today to mourn the passing of Sherwood Schwartz, who not only created classic family sitcoms The Brady Bunch and Gilligan’s Island, but also wrote their famous theme songs. Schwartz, who also won a comedy-writing Emmy in 1961 for his work on The Red Skelton Hour, died in Los Angeles early this morning at the age of 94, his great niece told The Associated Press.

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- Michael Slezak

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Sherwood Schwartz, ‘Brady Bunch’ Creator, Dies at 94

12 July 2011 11:32 AM, PDT | Speakeasy/Wall Street Journal | See recent Speakeasy/Wall Street Journal news »

Everett Sherwood Schwartz

Sherwood Schwartz, a television producer and sitcom creator best known for his beloved 1960s and 1970s shows “The Brady Bunch” and “Gilligan’s Island,” has passed away in Los Angeles. He was 94. Schwartz also worked as a writer on such well-known programs as “Ozzie and Harriet” and “My Favorite Martian,” and won an Emmy writing for the variety program, “The Red Skelton Show.”

Schwartz wrote in his book “Brady, Brady, Brady” that he was reading The Los »

- Nick Andersen

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'Gilligan's Island,' 'Brady Bunch' Creator -- Dead at 94

12 July 2011 9:30 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Sherwood Schwartz , the television genius who created " The Brady Bunch " and " Gilligan's Island " -- and wrote the theme songs for Both shows -- has died ... TMZ has learned. Schwartz is a TV legend -- back in 1961, he won an Emmy for his work as a writer on " The Red Skelton Show ." Schwartz also served as a script supervisor on " My Favorite Martian " ... and a writer and producer of " Harper Valley PTA ." Sherwood worked in radio »

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Len Lesser obituary

22 February 2011 4:57 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Film and TV actor best known as Seinfeld's bothersome Uncle Leo

The American actor Len Lesser, who has died aged 88 from pneumonia, after suffering from cancer for two years, won many fans in his role as Uncle Leo in the offbeat sitcom Seinfeld. He was notable for the boisterous "Jerry! Hello!" greeting he gave his screen nephew. The elderly uncle had an obsession with greetings and insisted that Jerry must always say "Hello!", no matter how embarrassing the situation. That applied even when Jerry caught Leo shoplifting at a bookshop. "You still say hello," he chastised.

"He's the kind of guy who is a total nuisance at times and the kind of guy you avoid," said the bald, moustached actor of his character. Lesser joined the sitcom during its second series (1991) and appeared, on and off, until the end of the show's lengthy run, in 1998. The programme featured the »

- Anthony Hayward

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Len Lesser obituary

20 February 2011 4:01 PM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Film and TV actor best known as Seinfeld's bothersome Uncle Leo

The American actor Len Lesser, who has died aged 88 from pneumonia, after suffering from cancer for two years, won many fans in his role as Uncle Leo in the offbeat sitcom Seinfeld. He was notable for the boisterous "Jerry! Hello!" greeting he gave his screen nephew. The elderly uncle had an obsession with greetings and insisted that Jerry must always say "Hello!", no matter how embarrassing the situation. That applied even when Jerry caught Leo shoplifting at a bookshop. "You still say hello," he chastised.

"He's the kind of guy who is a total nuisance at times and the kind of guy you avoid," said the bald, moustached actor of his character. Lesser joined the sitcom during its second series (1990-91) and appeared, on and off, until the end of the show's lengthy run, in 1998. The programme featured »

- Anthony Hayward

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