Gary David Goldberg Biography (1944-)

Born June 25, 1944, in Brooklyn, NY; son of George (a postal worker) and Anne(Prossman) Goldberg; married Diana Meehan; children: Shana Goldberg-Meehan,Cailin Elizabeth Goldberg-Meehan. Addresses: Office: UBU Productions,5555 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA 90038.

producer, writer
Birth Details
June 25, 1944
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; Television Work; Series
  • Producer (with Hugh Wilson), The Tony Randall Show (also see below), CBS, 1977-78.
  • Producer, Lou Grant, CBS, 1978-79.
  • Creator and producer, The Last Resort (also see below), CBS, 1979.
  • Director (with others), creator, and executive producer, Making the Grade, CBS, 1982.
  • Creator and executive producer, Family Ties (also see below), NBC,1982-89.
  • Creator and executive producer, Sara, NBC, 1985.
  • Creator and executive producer, The Bronx Zoo, NBC, 1987.
  • Creator and executive producer, Day by Day, NBC, 1988.
  • Executive producer, Taking It Home, NBC, 1988.
  • Executive producer, American Dreamer (also see below), NBC, 1990.
  • Creator and executive producer, Brooklyn Bridge (also see below),CBS, 1991--.
  • Also creator and executive producer of Duet, Fox.
  • Credits; Television Executive Producer; Pilots
  • Famous Lives, NBC, 1983.
  • Credits; Television Executive Producer; Movies
  • Family Ties Vacation (also see below), NBC, 1985.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Specials
  • Inside "Family Ties": Behind the Scenes of a Hit, NBC, 1988.
  • It's Only Television, Nickelodeon, 1991.
  • Also appeared on Today at Night, Volume II, 1986.
  • Credits; Film Work
  • Producer (with Joseph Stern), and director, Dad (also see below),Universal, 1989.
  • Credits; For Television; Series, Except Where Indicated
  • (With others) The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1976.
  • (With others) Alice, CBS, 1976.
  • (With others) The Last Resort, CBS, 1979-80.
  • (With Alan Uger and others) Family Ties, NBC, 1982-89.
  • (With Uger) Family Ties Vacation (movie), NBC, 1985.
  • (With others) American Dreamer, NBC, 1990.
  • (With others) Brooklyn Bridge, CBS, 1991--.
  • Story editor for the series The Tony Randall Show, CBS, 1976-77.
  • Credits; Screenplays
  • Dad (based on the novel of the same title by William Wharton), Universal, 1989.

Further Reference


  • Newsweek, May 9, 1988.
  • New York Times, September 12, 1982; February 29, 1988.
  • Wall Street Journal, May 4, 1987.

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