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television and film writer and producer

Steven Pritzker, American television and film writer and producer. Recipient Commendation Parents Anonymous California, 1987.


Pritzker, Steven was born on November 7, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1962; Master of Science in Education, University of Southern California, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern California, 1997.


Writer-producer for television and films, various studios, 1967-1990; writer-producer for television and films, Pritzker Creativity Systems, Santa Monica, California, since 1974. Guest lecturer various universities including Stanford University, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1974. Teacher.UCLA Extension, 1989-1993.

Faculty University of Southern California, 1994-1996. Consultant Eastman Kodak, Museum Creativity, others.


  • Other Work

    • Executive story editor, television show Room 222. Writer television show Mary Tyler Moore Show, 1970-1972. Writer, producer television shows Silver Spoons, 1982-1985, Valerie, 1986, Just Like Family, 1989.

      Editor-in-chief Encyclopedia of Creativity, 1997.


Volunteer Big Brothers American, Los Angeles, 1964-1976. Counselor Pasadena (California) Clinic, 1982-1983. Board directors Parents Anonymous California, 1984-1987, president, 1985-1986.

Member American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Writers Guild American West (nominee award, 1970), Academy television Arts and Scis, Show Coalition.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, swimming, music, skiing.


Son of Max Richard and Marion (Jaffe) P. Divorced; 1 child, Sonya.

Max Richard Pritzker

Marion (Jaffe) Pritzker

Sonya Pritzker