Writer | Producer | Production Manager
In 1959 Lear produced a pilot for a situation comedy called "Band of Gold" in which James Franciscus and Suzanne Pleshette played a different couple each week. The program was considered too "experimental" and was never broadcast.
There wasn't anything-whether dealing with menopause or the economy or bigotry or the language Archie used-it wasn't anything that wasn't familiar to us, as we lived. Nothing that you wouldn't hear in a schoolyard. It was the stuff of life we were ...
Best known for his ground breaking situation comedies that featured families that regularly confronted major political and social issues of the day.
Norman Milton Lear
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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