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Mort Lachman (1918–2009)

Born in Seattle, Washington (not, as many believed, in New York City), comedy writer Mort Lachman graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in journalism in the 1930s. After serving in the US Army during World War II, he got a job as a gag writer for comedian Eddie Cantor. In 1947 he went to work for comic Bob Hope as a gag writer ... See full bio »
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All in the Family
(1976-1979)
Gimme a Break!
Gimme a Break! Producer
(1981-1987)
The Bob Hope Show
(1953-1973)

Filmography

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 1990 Bagdad Cafe (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Art (1990) ... (executive producer)
 1984-1988 Kate & Allie (TV Series) (executive producer - 42 episodes)
- Almost Married (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Jennie's New Deal (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Return of Bob Barsky (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Mother's Day (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Kate and the Cab Driver (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1981-1987 Gimme a Break! (TV Series) (executive producer - 137 episodes)
- Mama's Date (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Someday My Prince... (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Save the Church (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Parents' Week: Part 2 (1987) ... (executive producer)
- Parents' Week: Part 1 (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1986 Comedy Factory (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Father's Day (1986) ... (executive producer)
 1986 The Stiller & Meara Show (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984-1985 Spencer (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- The Drive-In (1985) ... (executive producer)
- The World's Worst Date (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Spencer Joins the Army (1984) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (1984) ... (executive producer)
 1984 The Mating Call (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 Not in Front of the Kids (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1982 No Soap, Radio (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Karen Fools Around (1982) ... (executive producer)
 1980-1981 Sanford (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- To Keep a Thief (1981) ... (executive producer)
- Private Lives (1981) ... (executive producer)
- Cal's Illegal Alien (1981) ... (executive producer)
- Jury Duty (1981) ... (executive producer)
- Freeway (1981) ... (executive producer)
 1979-1980 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- A Small Mafia Favor (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Veronica's Ex (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Van Ranseleer's Operation (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Father and Daughter Night (1980) ... (executive producer)
- Archie Fixes Up Fred (1980) ... (executive producer)
 1976-1979 All in the Family (TV Series) (executive producer - 72 episodes)
- Too Good Edith (1979) ... (executive producer)
- The Return of Stephanie's Father (1979) ... (executive producer)
- The Family Next Door (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Edith Gets Fired (1979) ... (executive producer)
- Stephanie's Conversion (1979) ... (executive producer)
 1978 In the Beginning (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1977 Instant Family (TV Movie) (producer)
 1975-1976 One Day at a Time (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Dad Comes Back: Part 1 (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Father David (1976) ... (executive producer)
- The College Man (1976) ... (executive producer)
- Julie's Job (1976) ... (executive producer)
- David Plus Two (1976) ... (executive producer)
 1973 The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (TV Special) (producer)
 1972/II The Bob Hope Special (TV Movie) (producer)
  The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes, 1967 - 1972) (associate producer - 4 episodes, 1964 - 1966)
- The Bob Hope Special (1972) ... (producer)
- Bob Hope Looks at Women's Lib (1970) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 22 September 1969 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 19 March 1969 (1969) ... (producer)
- Episode dated 19 December 1968 (1968) ... (producer)
  Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 1971) (producer - 1 episode, 1971)
- Episode dated 18 September 1971 (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 26 June 1971 (1971) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 9 June 1971 (1971) ... (producer)
 1971 The Bob Hope Special (TV Movie) (producer)
 1964-1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Russian Roulette (1965) ... (producer)
- Her School for Bachelors (1964) ... (producer)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (4 credits)
Show Show Director (7 credits)
Show Show Self (9 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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