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Martin Roth Biography (1924-)
Born January 24, 1924, in New York, NY; son of Jack (in sales and a former boxing champion) and Selma (a homemaker) Rothbart; married first wife, Marilyn(divorced); married Marjorie Tobias (a homemaker), 1984; children: Lissa RothHarrison. Addresses: Office--MDR Productions, 8489 West Third St., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Agent--(film and television) Sherry Robb, 5724 West 3rdSt., Los Angeles, CA 90036.
- Birth Details
- January 24, 1924
- New York, New York, United States
Credits; Television Work; Pilots
- Creator, Ark II, CBS, 1976.
- Off the Wall, syndicated, 1982.
- Creator, Harris against the World, NBC.
Credits; Television Work; Movies
- Creator and coproducer, Voices from Within (also known as Silhouette), NBC, 1994.
- Matt Helm, ABC, 1975.
- Three's Company, ABC, 1977.
- The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1979.
- Also author of episodes for Medical Center and Hawaii Five-0, both CBS, as well as The Ed Sullivan Show, The Colgate Comedy Hour, Car 54, Where Are You?, Hart to Hart, Vegas, Mannix, Ellery Queen, Ironside, My Favorite Martian,McHale's Navy, I Dream of Jeannie, and It Takes a Thief.
Writings; Other Television Writing
- (With Lou Shaw) Beyond West World (series), CBS, 1980.
- Author of the screenplay The Boatniks.
- The Writer's Complete Crime Reference Book, Writers Digest (Cincinnati, OH), 1990, revised edition, 1993.
- The Fiction Writer's Silent Partner, Writers Digest, 1991.
- Author (under the name Marty Roth) of "Cellar Club," a monthly news column in Club and Sports Society.
- Contemporary Authors, Volume 134, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1992.
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