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List of The Golden Girls Writers

Updated October 13, 2018 11.0k views36 items

List of every famous television writer who has written for The Golden Girls, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for The Golden Girls. Staff writers as well as guest writers for The Golden Girls are included when available, along with more information about each The Golden Girls writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of The Golden Girls, then this writing staff from The Golden Girls should be studied closely.

Marc Cherry and Marco Pennette are included in this list.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for The Golden Girls?”
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    Barry Fanaro is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Barry Fanaro is an American screenwriter of television and feature films. He has taught... more on Wikipedia
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    Bob Rosenfarb is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
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    Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer... more on Wikipedia

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    David A. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    David A. Goodman is an American writer, producer, and president of the Writers Guild of... more on Wikipedia
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    David E. Nichols is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    BirthplaceCovington, Kentucky

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Golden Girls

    EpisodesA Visit from Little Sven

    David Earl Nichols (born December 23, 1944, Covington, Kentucky) is an American pharmacologist... more on Wikipedia
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    Don Reo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Don Reo is an American television writer and producer. He created such shows as Blossom and... more on Wikipedia
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    Eric Cohen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Eric Cohen is a television producer and screenwriter.
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    Fredric Weiss is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Fredric Weiss is a screenwriter.
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    Gail Parent is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Golden Girls, Babes, Amazing Stories, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union, The Mary Tyler Moore Show

    EpisodesThe J. Edgar Hoover Pin Story, There Goes the Bride (2), Goodbye, Mr. Gordon, The Lady in Red

    Gail Parent (born August 12, 1940) is an American television screenwriter, television... more on Wikipedia
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    Harriett Weiss is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
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    Jan Fischer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    Jan Fischer

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    Jeffrey Duteil is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Jeffrey Duteil is a screenwriter.
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    Jeffrey Ferro is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Jeffrey Ferro is a screenwriter and a TV producer.
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    Julie Thacker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Julie Thacker is an American television writer. She has written for The Simpsons, and along... more on Wikipedia
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    Kathy Speer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Kathy Speer is a television producer and screenwriter.
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    Liz Sage is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Liz Sage is a TV producer and screenwriter.
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    Marc Cherry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Golden Girls, Desperate Housewives, The 5 Mrs. Buchanans, The Crew

    EpisodesAh, But Underneath, Sisters of the Bride, The Other Woman, Wham

    Marc Cherry (born March 23, 1962) is an American television writer and producer. He is best... more on Wikipedia
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    Marco Pennette is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    BirthplaceGreenwich, Connecticut

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenConrad Bloom, Desperate Housewives, Samantha Who?, Dear John, Amen

    EpisodesI Saw Mommy Kicking Santa Claus (1), The Country Girl, Friends in High Places, Lobster Envy, School of Hard Knocks

    Marco Pennette (born July 9, 1966) is an American television producer and screenwriter.
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    Mitchell Hurwitz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    BirthplaceAnaheim, California, Contiguous United States, Area code 657, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Golden Girls, Running Wilde, The Ellen Show, Arrested Development, The John Larroquette Show

    EpisodesKey Decisions, Family Ties, Afternoon Delight, Justice Is Blind, Altar Egos

    Mitchell D. "Mitch" Hurwitz (born May 29, 1963) is an American television writer, producer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Mort Nathan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Mort Nathan is an American television producer, screenwriter and film director. He was one of... more on Wikipedia
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    Pat Shea is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    Pat Shea

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    R.J. Colleary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    Series WrittenRaising Miranda, Promised Land, Saved by the Bell, The Facts of Life, Touched by an Angel

    EpisodesMy Brother's Keeper, The Old Bigfoot, Katie's Cousin, The Outing, Angels on the Air

    R.J. "Bob" Colleary (born August 26, 1957 in Montclair, New Jersey) is an American television... more on Wikipedia
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    Richard Vaczy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenHudson Street, The Golden Girls, Hitz, Daddy Dearest, The 5 Mrs. Buchanans

    EpisodesToyland, The Commitments, Never on the Road Again, Clinton Avenue Memoirs, The Great Manhunt

    Richard Vaczy is a television producer and a screenwriter.
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    Robert Bruce is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
    Robert Bruce is a television producer and screenwriter.
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    Russell Marcus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of The Golden Girls Writers
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