Ted Bergmann wrote several episodes for "Sanford and Son" and its 1980 spinoff, "Sanford".
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, Calfornia, U.S.|
|TV and film screewriter, producer|
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|wrote several episodes for Sanford and Son / Sanford|
Ted Bergmann (born September 12, 1940) is a former television producer, screenwriter, who, beginning in the 1967, Bergmann would take on even more jobs, first beginning as a scriptwriter for the popular CBS-TV variety/comedy series The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, eventually branching out and taking on the role of producer and production manger for several popular TV series from the 1970's through the 1990's.
Life and CareerEdit
Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, Ted graduated from UCLA where he sold his first TV script, The Munsters, while still in college. A short time later, Ted became the youngest staff writer for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, earning an Emmy nomination.
Scriptwriting and production workEdit
In 1967, after the dissoliving of the Dumont Network, and several years of working in numerous film and TV projects as a stage crew member Ted took on his first job as a scriptwriter, writing 26 episodes for the popular CBS-TV series The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour; he would then write an episode of the NBC-TV sitcom The Munsters in 1968, eventually going on to write scripts for Gimme A Break, Small Wonder, Out Of This World, and It's Garry Shandling's Show. He also wrote several episodes of the popular NBC-TV series Sanford and Son, and its short-lived 1980 spinoff series Sanford, . By 1976, Bergmann would take on the job as the production manager for the ABC-TV sitcom Three's Company, serving in that capacity during the series eight season run on ABC. He also would serve in a similar capacity for its spinoff series The Ropers and Three's A Crowd. He also would serve as the producer for the made-for-TV films The Best On Record (1968), Death Stalk (1970), and Chelsea D.H.O. (1973) and The Good Ol' Boys in 1979.
Ted currently resides in Sebastopol, CA, where he continues to work on TV scripts.