Harry Ackerman

TV Program Creator

1912 – 1991

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Who was Harry Ackerman?

Harry Stephen Ackerman was an American TV executive producer at Screen Gems, the television division of Columbia Pictures.

From 1958 through 1974, under the command of Ackerman as Vice President of Production, Screen Gems delivered the classic sitcoms: Father Knows Best, Bachelor Father, Dennis the Menace, The Donna Reed Show, Hazel, Gidget, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, The Flying Nun, The Monkees, and The Partridge Family.

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Born
Nov 17, 1912
Albany
Also known as
  • Harry Stephen Ackerman
  • Jr. Harry Stephen Ackerman
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Dartmouth College
Died
Feb 3, 1991
Burbank
Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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