1925 – 2011
Who was Burt Styler?
Burt Malcolm Styler was an American television and film screenwriter and producer. His film credits include Bob Hope comedy Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! and such popular TV series as The Life of Riley, My Favorite Martian, Mayberry R.F.D., Gilligan's Island, McHale's Navy, Chico and The Man, M*A*S*H, The Carol Burnett Show, and Too Close For Comfort. He wrote the teleplay/scripts for four of the popular CBS-TV sitcom series All in the Family, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award in 1972, for writing the episode "Edith's Problem". Styler died of heart failure on June 13, 2011 at the Providence Tarzana Medical Center.