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Lawrence Harvey Siegel Edit Profile

screenwriter

Lawrence Harvey Siegel, American screenwriter. Decorated Bronze Star, Purple Heart; recipient Emmy award, 1971, 72, 77. Served with Armed Forces, 1944-1946.

Background

Siegel, Lawrence Harvey was born on October 29, 1925 in Brooklyn. Son of Irving M. and Lottie (Strauss) Siegel.

Education

Bachelor, University of Illinois, 1950.

Career

Writer television shows, Bob Newhart Show, Los Angeles, 1961; writer television shows, That Was the Week That Was, Los Angeles, 1964-1965; writer television shows, Laugh-In, Los Angeles, 1970; headwriter television show, Carol Burnett Show, Los Angeles, 1970-1973, 77; writer television shows, Mary Tyler Moore Show, Los Angeles, 1979; freelance scriptwriter,, Los Angeles, since 1979.

Membership

Served with Armed Forces, 1944-1946.

Connections

Married Helen Hartman, June 3, 1956. Children: Mark, Lisbeth, Alexander.

father:
Irving M. Siegel

mother:
Lottie (Strauss) Siegel

spouse:
Helen Hartman

children:
Alexander Siegel

Lisbeth Siegel

Mark Siegel