Bob Schiller Biography (1918-)

Born November 8, 1918, in San Francisco, CA; son of Roland E. (a manufacturer) and Lucille E. (Block) Schiller; married Joyce Harris, July 20, 1947 (died1965); married Sabrina Scharf (a clean air advocate), May 25, 1968; children:(first marriage) Thomas B., James B.; (second) Abigail R., Sarah M. Politics: Democrat. Career: Producer and writer. Military service: 1941-45, became Second Lieutenant. Member: Writers Guild of America, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Riviera Golf Club. Awards, Honors:(All with others) Emmy Award nomination, best comedy writing, 1955, for "L.A. at Last," I Love Lucy; Emmy Award, best writing-variety or music, 1971, for The Flip Wilson Show; Emmy Award nomination,best writing-variety or music, 1972, for The Flip Wilson Show; Emmy Award, best writing-comedy series, 1978, for "Fallen Idol," M*A*S*H; Emmy Award nomination, best writing-comedy or comedy-variety or music series, 1979, for "California Here We Are, Part Two," All in the Family; Writers Guild Awards for I Love Lucy, The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, Maude, and All in the Family. Addresses: Agent: Paradigm, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., 25th floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Bob Schiller has teamed with Bob Weiskopf as writing partners for more than thirty-two years. Among their classic television scripts are "Lucy and the Grape Stomping" from I Love Lucy,"Attempted Rape of Edith Bunker" and "Cousin Liz" (lesbian episode) from All in the Family, and "Maude and thePsychiatrist," a half-hour monologue from the series Maude.*

producer, writer
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November 8, 1918
San Francisco, California, United States

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