Bernard Slade

Playwright, Screenwriter, Actor
Bernard Slade was a writer who proved you cannot typecast. He went from creating and writing some of the frothiest, silliest sitcoms in American TV history, (e.g., "The Flying Nun," "The Partridge Family") to writing ... Read more »
Born: 05/02/1930 in St Catherines, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Writer (19)

The Partridge Family (VH1) 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Source Material

Grandes Occasiones 1997 (Movie)

(Source Material (from novel))

Romantic Comedy 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Romantic Comedy 1983 (Movie)

("Romantic Comedy") (Play as Source Material)

Tribute 1980 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Tribute 1980 (Movie)

("Tribute") (Play as Source Material)

Same Time, Next Year 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Same Time, Next Year 1978 (Movie)

("Same Time Next Year") (Play as Source Material)

Good Heavens 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Writer

The Partridge Family (ABC) 1970 - 1974 (TV Show)

Writer

Bridget Loves Bernie 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Creator

Bobby Jo and the Big Apple Goodtime Band 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Writer

Stand Up and Be Counted 1972 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Knight in Shining Armour 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Writer

Is There a Doctor in the House? 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Writer

In Name Only 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Screenplay

The Flying Nun 1967 - 1970 (TV Show)

Writer

In Name Only (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Moving Day (TV Show)

Writer
Actor (1)

Biography

Bernard Slade was a writer who proved you cannot typecast. He went from creating and writing some of the frothiest, silliest sitcoms in American TV history, (e.g., "The Flying Nun," "The Partridge Family") to writing insightful, thoughtful Broadway plays about relationships and love (e.g., "Same Time, Next Year," "Tribute").

Relationships

Bessie Harriet Newbound

Mother

Laurel Slade

Daughter

Christopher Slade

Son

Jill Hancock

Wife
married 1953

Frederick Newbound

Father

Milestones

1987

Wrote PBS production, "Moving Day"

1983

Scipted screen version of play "Romantic Comedy"

1980

Adapted "Tribute" as feature

1979

Wrote screen adaptation of play "Same Time, Next Year"; earned Oscar nomination

1978

Had second Broadway success with "Tribute"

1975

First play produced on Broadway, "Same Time, Next Year"

1972

First produced screenplay, "Stand Up and Be Counted"

1968

Wrote TV-movie "In Name Only" (ABC)

1959

Had first play, "Simon Says, Get Married", produced in Canada

1957

Wrote 15 episodes of anthology series for the Candian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

1957

Had first teleplay produced in USA on "U.S. Steel Hour"

1954

Produced 25 plays for Garden Center Theatre

Created sitcom "The Partidge Family" (ABC)

Created sitcom "The Girl With Something Extra" (NBC)

Was actor with the Garden Center Theatre, Vineland, Ontario, Canada

Created and wrote episodes for the ABC sitcom "Love on a Rooftop"

Created sitcom "Bridget Loves Bernie" (CBS)

Created sitcom "The Flying Nun" (ABC)

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