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Marta Kauffman


Marta Kauffman was born on September 21, 1956 in Broomall, Pennsylvania, USA as Marta Fran Kauffman. She is a writer and producer, known for Friends (1994), Dream On (1990) and Five (2011). She has been married to Michael Skloff since November 1984. They have three children. See full bio »

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The One with the Hypnosis Tape (S3, Ep18)
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Friends Writer
(1994-2004)
Dream On Writer
(1990-1996)
Five Writer
(2011)
(2015-2021)

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  Untitled Friends Reunion (TV Special) (based on the TV show by) (announced)
  Grace and Frankie (TV Series) (created by - 94 episodes, 2015 - 2021) (written by - 13 episodes, 2015 - 2020)
- Episode #7.15 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.14 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.13 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.12 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #7.11 (2021) ... (creator)
 2012 Georgia (TV Series) (3 episodes)
 2011 Five (TV Movie) (creator)
  Joey (TV Series) (character: "Joey Tribbiani" - 29 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (character: Joey Tribbiani - 2 episodes, 2004)
- Joey and the Big Move (2006) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Musical (2005) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Sex Tape (2005) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Poker (2005) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the ESL (2005) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
 2006 Related (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Move (2006) ... (written by)
  Friends (TV Series) (created by - 235 episodes, 1994 - 2004) (written by - 17 episodes, 1994 - 2004) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (story by - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Last One: Part 2 (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The One Where Estelle Dies (2004) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- The One with Princess Consuela (2004) ... (creator)
- The One Where Joey Speaks French (2004) ... (creator)
 2004 Friends: The One Before the Last One - Ten Years of Friends (TV Special) (creator) / (teleplay)
  Veronica's Closet (TV Series) (created by - 66 episodes, 1997 - 2000) (written by - 3 episodes, 1997)
- Veronica Checks Out (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica's Doing the Nasty with Perry (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica Loses Her Olive Again (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica's Clips (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica Sets Josh Up (2000) ... (creator)
  Dream On (TV Series) (created by - 119 episodes, 1990 - 1996) (written by - 17 episodes, 1990 - 1993)
- Finale with a Vengeance (1996) ... (creator)
- Finale - Part One (1996) ... (creator)
- Tenants, Anyone? (1996) ... (creator)
- Cupid Is as Cupid Does (1996) ... (creator)
- Hey Diddle Diddle (1996) ... (creator)
 1994 Couples (TV Movie)
  Family Album (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 1993) (written by - 2 episodes, 1993)
- Will You Still Feed Me? (1993) ... (creator)
- Guardian Angel (1993) ... (creator)
- Sibling Revelry (1993) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Powers That Be (TV Series) (created by - 21 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1992) (story by - 1 episode, 1992) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Grammargate: Part 1 (1993) ... (creator)
- Having a Ball (1993) ... (creator)
- Grandma's Big Decision (1993) ... (creator)
- Grammargate: Part 2 (1993) ... (creator)
- Bradley Gets Fired (1993) ... (creator)
 1991 Sunday Dinner (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- In Sickness and in Health (1991) ... (written by)
 1987 Everything's Relative (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- It Had to Be You and You (1987) ... (written by)
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(April 17 & 18, 1989) She and David Crane wrote the book and lyrics for the musical, "Arthur, The Musical," in a staged reading at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Michael Skloff was composer. Richard Maltby Jr. was director.

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Alternate Names:

Marta Kauffman Arquette
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Personal Quote:

[on 'Friends'] It was so surprising to us how invested the audience was in these characters, how desperately they wanted them to be happy, how putting them together made some kind of weird sense. See more »

Trivia:

(November 25, 2015) Filed for divorce from her husband of 31 years Michael Skloff. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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