Ed Jurist
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Name

Ed Jurist

Position

Writer, Producer

Birthdate

April 8, 1916

Birthplace

New Jersey, United States

Death Date

March 12, 1993 (age 76)

Death Place

Los Angeles, California, United States[1]

Ed Jurist was a writer on Bewitched and Tabitha. He wrote fifty-four episodes for Bewitched (1966-1972) and the original pilot episode for Tabitha (1976). He was also a producer for that episode.

Biography

Edward Jurist was an American television producer and writer. He was born on April 8, 1916, in New Jersey.

Jurist was a theater major at The University of Michigan. He established a career as a prolific television producer and writer. In 1949, he produced, directed and wrote "The Aldrich Family", one of the first situation comedies in television. In 1953, he produced and wrote "Colonel Flack". Working at Warner Brothers he continued to produce and write television series, including "Hawaiian Eye", "77 Sunset Strip" and "Room for One More". Later, at Screen Gems, he was one of the principal writers of "Bewitched" from 1964 to 1968, and he produced "The Flying Nun" from 1968 to 1970. He was a story consultant and writer on "One Day at a Time" (1980), "Maude" (1974), "Diff'rent Strokes" (1982-1985), and "Gimme a Break" (1986).

Ed Jurist died from heart failure on March 12, 1993, in Los Angeles, California. He was 76.[2][3]

Episodes

Bewitched[4]

Tabitha

References

  1. Ed Jurist biographical data, on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on December 11, 2019.
  2. "Finding Aid for the Edward Jurist papers, 1940-1979", biography, Online Archive of California. Retrieved on September 16, 2020, edited.
  3. "Obituaries: Ed Jurist; TV Producer, Director and Writer", Los Angeles Times, March 17, 1993. Retrieved on September 16, 2020, edited.
  4. List of Bewitched episodes on Wikipedia. Retrieved on December 11, 2019.
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