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Ron Friedman
Ron Friedman
Position Writer
Biographical Information
Birth Name Ronald Friedman
Birthdate August 1, 1932
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Ron Friedman was a writer on Bewitched. He wrote three episodes for the series (1965-1967).


Ronald Friedman was born on August 1, 1932, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] He began his career by writing and performing stand-up comedy, where his work was spotted by industry-great, Danny Kaye. He was quickly pulled into the world of television, where he began working with Kaye on his hit CBS variety show.

Over the course of his career, Friedman has written over 700 hours of prime-time television in a multitude of genres, including episodes of Gilligan’s Island, The Andy Griffith Show, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, and Starsky and Hutch. He is a repeat Emmy Award-nominee, and Writers Guild of America Award-winner. In animation, Friedman created the G.I. Joe series and developed Transformers for American television, re-writing over sixty-four episodes. He also worked with Stan Lee to create The Marvel Action Hour. Friedman also has forty-two feature scripts to his name.

Friedman is a Lecturer at the Lawrence and Kristina Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, teaching the course, Seminar in TV Writing – Drama. He is affiliated with Writers Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Dramatists Guild, and Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.[2]

Updated March 5, 2022



  1. Ron Friedman on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on January 9, 2020.
  2. Ronald Friedman, faculty profile, Chapman University. Retrieved on March 5, 2022, edited.