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Harry Winkler (21 December 1915 - 19 February 1981)[1] was an American sitcom writer who worked for a wide variety of television shows.

Biography[]

He was born in Illinois, in the United States. He died in Los Angeles, California, in the United States.

Writing Credits[]

TV Movie(s)[]

  • "Three's a Crowd" (1969) - Teleplay

TV Series[]

  • "The Jack Carson Show" (1954) - Writer
  • "The George Gobel Show" (1954 - 1958) - Writer (42 episodes)
  • "Leave It to Beaver" (1959) - Written by (1 episode)
  • "The Thin Man" (1959) - Writer (1 episode)
  • "The Mickey Rooney Show" (1960) - Writer (1 episode)
  • "The Real McCoys" (1960 - 1961) - Written by (2 episodes)
  • "My Three Sons" (1963) - Written by (1 episode)
  • "Vacation Playhouse" (1964) - Writer (1 episode)
  • "Petticoat Junction" (1964) - Written by (5 episodes)
  • "The Addams Family" (1964 - 1966) - Teleplay / Written by (25 episodes)
  • "Family Affair" (1967) - Written by (1 episode)
  • "The Doris Day Show" (1968 - 1969) - Written by (2 episodes)
  • "The Governor & J.J." (1969) - Written by (1 episode)
  • "Love, American Style" (1969 - 1970) - Written by (3 episodes)
  • "The Odd Couple" (1971) - Written by (1 episode)
  • "Julia" (1968 - 1971) - Written by (6 episodes)
  • "The Partridge Family" (1971) - Written by (1 episode)
  • "The New Scooby-Doo Movies" (1972) - Story (16 episodes)
  • "The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan" (1972) - Story (15 episodes)
  • "The Brady Bunch" (1972 - 1974) - Written by (4 episodes)
  • "Battle of the Planets" (1978 - 1980) - Written by (14 episodes)
  • "The New Addams Family" (1998 - 1999) - Original screenplay / Based on a teleplay by (20 episodes)

TV Special(s)[]

  • "The Many Sides of Mickey Rooney" (1960) - Writer

Ookiness[]

Winkler worked on several episodes of The Addams Family, some of which were remade in The New Addams Family. He was also a writer for the animated episode "Wednesday Is Missing".

Trivia[]

  • He won an Emmy Award in 1955 for his work on The George Gobel Show.
  • He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1956.

External Links[]

Gallery[]

References[]

  1. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VG GG-Z/1: 26 November 2014), Harry Winkler, 19 Feb 1981; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
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