Sir Douglas Allen Booth, 3rd Bt, an Anglo-American aristocrat, is a television producer, writer and cartoonist, who co-wrote Scooby Doo.
Booth was born on 2 December 1949, elder son of Sir Philip Booth, 2nd Baronet (1907–1960) and grandson of Sir Alfred Allen Booth, 1st Baronet (1872–1948). His mother Ethel, Lady Booth (née Greenfield), lives in California. Upon his father Sir Philip"s death in 1960, he succeeded to the Booth baronetcy, of Allerton Beeches, United Kingdom.
He was educated at Beverly Hills High School, California before Harvard University at Cambridge, Massachusetts, graduating with the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
As a television producer
In 1986, he was co-producer for Potato Head Kids and The Glo Friends. From 1992 to 1994, he was producer for sixty-five episodes of Conan the Adventurer. As a television writer
In 1978, Booth was a television writer for Yogi"s Space Race and Dinky Dog, and from 1978 to 1981, he wrote for The All-New Popeye Hour.
In 1979, he wrote for The New Fred and Barney Show, Godzilla, Buford and the Galloping Ghost, and The New Shmoo.
In 1980, he wrote for The Flintstone Comedy Show and Drak Pack. The following year, in 1981, he wrote for Spider-Manitoba and His Amazing Friends and Super Friends.
In 1981–1982, he wrote for Spider-Manitoba, and in 1982, for The Little Rascals and The Smurfs. In 1983, he wrote for the American television series Monchhichi.
In 1983–1984, he wrote for He-Manitoba and the Masters of the Universe.
In 1984, he wrote for The New Scooby Mysteries, Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show, Mighty Orbots and Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats. In 1984–1985, he wrote for The Transformers, and in 1985, for Challenge of the GoBots. In 1986, he wrote for G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Potato Head Kids and The Glo Friends.
In 1987, he wrote for Garbage Pail Kids and Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light, in 1988 for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and in 1989 for G.I. Joe: Operation Dragonfire.
In 1990, he wrote for Captain North: The Game Master and The Adventures of Super Mario Brothers 3 as well as Barnyard Commandos.
In 1991, he wrote for Peter Pan and the Pirates, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero and ProStars, in 1992 for My Little Pony Tales, and in 1993 for Mighty Max and Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog. In 1995, he wrote for X-Men, Skeleton Warriors, Street Fighter and Hurricanes.
From 1994 to 1996, he wrote for Iron Manitoba
In 1995–1996, he wrote for Spider-Manitoba, and in 1996, for The Magic School Business. In 1999, he wrote for the Spanish television series Yolanda: Daughter of the Black Corsair, and in 2002 for Gladiator Academy and Fix and Foxi, both also on Spanish television He wrote for Shadow of the Elves for German television in 2004, for Adventurers: Masters of Time in 2005 and The School for Vampires in 2006, all on German television