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Eric William Freiwald, American Screenwriter. Served with United States Navy, 1944-1945, PTO. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Writers Guild American-West, Academy television Arts and Sciences (Emmy award nomination 1986, 87, 89).

Background

Freiwald, Eric William was born on September 24, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Oscar Jacob and Edith (Loughton) Freiwald.

Education

Student, Elwood School Journalism, Los Angeles, 1947, 48.

Career

They also wrote 188 episodes of Lassie and between 1957 and 1965 wrote comic book adaptations of TV shows and movies for Western Publishing. They both live in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Freiwald died on January 29, 2010 at his home in Prescott, Arizona of natural causes.

The Young and the Restless - Script writer (1980 – December 2007. April 2, 2008 – February, 8, 2010) Daytime Emmy.

Achievements

  • Daytime Emmy Awards4 Wins (1992, 1997, 2000, 2006. Best Writing; The Young and the Restless)NOMINATIONS (1986–1987, 1990–1995, 1997–2001, 2003–2006. Best Writing; Y&R)Writers Guild of America Award2 WINS (2001 & 2005 season.

    The Young and the Restless)4 NOMINATIONS (1999, 2001, 2005-2006 season. The Young and the Restless).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer: (television shows) The Lone Ranger, Lassie, Beverly Hillbillies, Maverick, Hopalong Cassidy, Wild Bill Hickok, Whirlybirds, Man from Blackhawk, Wichita Town, Walt Disney Presents, Wyatt Earp, Annie Oakley, Gene Autry, Buffalo Bill Junior, Champion.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1944-1945, PTO. Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Writers Guild American-West, Academy television Arts and Sciences (Emmy award nomination 1986, 87, 89).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, collecting coins.

Connections

Married Virginia June Chancellor, May 22, 1947. Children: Linda Susan, Gayle Ellen, Steven Scott.

father:
Oscar Jacob Freiwald

mother:
Edith (Loughton) Freiwald

spouse:
Virginia June Chancellor

children:
Linda Susan Freiwald

Gayle Ellen Freiwald

Steven Scott Freiwald