John Fenton Murray
Los Angeles City College
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