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(1953–1958)

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Writer Baer Dies

  • WENN
Veteran TV writer Richard Baer has died from complications following a heart attack. He was 79.

Baer, who is best known for writing episodes of hit sitcoms including Bewitched and The Munsters, passed away at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California on 22 February.

He received his debut TV credit on The Life Of Riley in 1953 and went on to write for more than 20 shows including That Girl and Have Gun - Will Travel.

Baer's final TV script was for an episode of Who's The Boss? in the 1980s.

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