Allan Burns

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Allan Burns

American screenwriter and television producer add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1935.

Countries: United States (75%), Oregon (25%)

Main connections: James L. Brooks, Mary Tyler Moore, Penny Marshall

Linked to: Jews, CBS, Museum of Broadcast Communications




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Allan Burns was born in 1935 add something


He attended the University of Oregon between 1953 and 1957 add something


In 1969, Burns began a partnership with James L. Brooks after being impressed with the television pilot for Brooks's show "Room 222" add something


In 1970, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" premiered and became a critically acclaimed series, spawning spin-off series such as "Lou Grant" and "Rhoda" add something


Penny Marshall - In 1974, James L. Brooks and Allan Burns, executive producers of the hit situation comedy, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", cast Marshall as Janice Dreyfuss, sister-in-law to Paul Dreyfuss in the series, "Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers"


Burns produced three other television shows, "Cutters" , "The Duck Factory" and , the unaired version of the 1965 pilot episode of "The Smothers Brothers Show" add something