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Morton Lachman

Morton Lachman, American writer, theatrical director and producer. With Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member of El Caballero, Queens, Tamerisk, Rangoon Racquet.

Background

  • Lachman, Morton was born on March 20, 1918 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Sol and Rose (Bloom) Lachman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Washington, Seattle, 1939.

    Works

    • Executive producer: (television series) Kraft Music Hall Presents: The Des O'Connor Show, 1970, All in the Family (Emmy award for Outstanding Comedy Series, 1978), 1976-1979, In the Beginning, 1978, Archie Bunker's Place, 1979, Sanford, 1980, No Soap, Radio, 1982, Spencer, 1984, Kate & Allie, 1984-1988, Gimme A Break, 1985, The Stiller & Meara Show, 1986, Baghdad Cafe, 1990. Producer: (television movies) Not in Front of the Kids, 1984, The Mating Call, 1984. (television specials) The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show, 1971.

      Head writer, producer, director The Bob Hope Show, 1947-1975. Head writer 11 Academy Award shows. Co-writer: (films) Mixed Company, 1974, Yours, Mine & Ours, 2005.

      Director (television episodes) That's My Mama (2 episodes), 1975, ABC Afternoon Playbreak: The Girl Who Couldn't Lose, (Emmy award for Outstanding Individual Director for a Daytime Special Program), 1975.

    Membership

    With Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member of El Caballero, Queens, Tamerisk, Rangoon Racquet.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Lachman, June 23, 1940. Children: Joanne, Dianne, Robert. Married Natalie Gittelson.

      Stepchildren: Celia, Eve, Tony.
    • father: Sol Lachman
    • mother: Rose (Bloom) Lachman
    • spouses: Elaine Lachman
    • Natalie Gittelson
    • children: Joanne Lachman
    • Dianne Lachman
    • Robert Lachman
    • Celia Lachman
    • Eve Lachman
    • Tony Lachman
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    Died March 17, 2009
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1939
      University Washington