Chuck Lorre

Arguably one of the most successful forces in television comedy of the late 20th and early 21st century, Chuck Lorre was the creative force behind such astonishingly popular sitcoms as "Two and a Half Men" (CBS, 2003) ... Read more »
Born: 10/17/1952 in Plainview, New York, USA

Filmography

Music (10)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Song

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2014 (Movie)

("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theme") (Song)

Due Date 2010 (Movie)

("Theme From Two And A Half Men") (Song)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 - 1997 (TV Show)

Music

P.J.'s Unfunnybunny Christmas 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Song

Toxic Crusaders 1990 - 1992 (TV Show)

Theme Music

Planet of the Turtleoids 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Theme Song

Troop Beverly Hills 1989 (Movie)

("French Kissin' in the USA") (Song)

Little Clowns of Happytown 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Song

Can't Buy Me Love 1987 (Movie)

("French Kissing") (Song)
Producer (8)

Cybill 1987 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Grace Under Fire 1987 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Mike and Molly 1987 - 1995, 1997 - 2005, 2007 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Mom 1997 - 2005, 2007 - 2011, 2013 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

My Two Dads 1987 - 1991, 1993 - 1994, 1997 - 2005, 2007 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Supervising Producer

Roseanne 1987 - 1994, 1997 - 2005, 2007 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Supervising Producer

The Big Bang Theory 1990 - 1991, 1997 - 2005, 2007 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Frannie's Turn 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Writer (7)

Beany & Cecil 1987 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Story Editor

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2008 (Tv Show)

Writer

Charles in Charge (Syndicated) 1986 - 1992 (TV Show)

Writer

Pole Position 1984 - 1986 (TV Show)

Writer

Mask 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Writer

Wolf Rock TV 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Writer

Charles in Charge 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Writer
Actor (3)

Conan 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Presenter
Director (2)

Dharma & Greg 1987 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Two and a Half Men 1987 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Biography

Arguably one of the most successful forces in television comedy of the late 20th and early 21st century, Chuck Lorre was the creative force behind such astonishingly popular sitcoms as "Two and a Half Men" (CBS, 2003), "The Big Bang Theory" (CBS, 2007- ), "Dharma and Greg" (ABC, 1997-2002) and "Cybill" (CBS, 1995-98). Nothing in Lorre's early career - which included unremarkable stints as a musician-songwriter and cartoon scriptwriter - indicated that he would develop such an innate understanding of the sitcom format, but after working his way up from writer to producer on "Roseanne" (ABC, 1988-1997), he created a string of award-winning comedies, including "Grace Under Fire" (ABC, 1993-98), "Cybill," and "Dharma and Greg," each of which hinged on headstrong women as their focal points. Despite the success of these shows, Lorre also gained a reputation for clashing with his leads, including Brett Butler and Cybill Shepherd; when he returned to sitcoms in 2003, he was working on male-dominated shows like "Men" and "Big Bang." The latter two proved to be his most popular efforts, netting huge audience shares for their broad and often scatological humor, despite critical disapproval. Brickbats and personal issues aside, Lorre's television track record made him one of the most accomplished TV creators working in the medium.

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