John Fenton Murray

Screenwriter
Born: 02/19/1917 in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Filmography

Writer (13)

The New Show 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Writer

Operation Petticoat 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Writer

Sigmund and the Sea Monsters 1973 - 1976 (TV Show)

Writer

Partridge Family: 2200 A.D. 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Writer

Arnold 1974 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Pufnstuf 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Andy Griffith Show 1960 - 1968 (TV Show)

Writer

McHale's Navy 1962 - 1966 (TV Show)

Writer

Man's Favorite Sport? 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Man From the Diner's Club 1962 (Movie)

(From Story)

It's Only Money 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Atomic Kid 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Relationships

Pat Murray

Wife
died of lung cancer in 1968

Kirk Murray

Son
survived him

EDUCATION

Los Angeles City College

Los Angeles , California

Milestones

1930

Moved to Los Angeles, CA

Became head writer for first Red Skelton's radio show then his TV show for 12 years

Served as the head writer for "McHale's Navy" in the 1960s

Lead writer for "Gilligan's Island"

Wrote for "Good Times" and "Chico and the Man" in the 70s

Signed on to write for "The Jimmy Durante Show"

As a teen, worked at the Ambassador Hotel

Served in the Navy during WWII

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