Martin Cohan

Born and raised in California, Martin Cohan was a television writer and producer most renowned for co-creating the sitcoms "Who's the Boss?" and "Silver Spoons. " Cohan became a writer during the early 1970s, initially ... Read more »

Filmography

Producer (9)

Who's the Boss? 1984 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Living Dolls 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

One of the Boys 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Diff'rent Strokes 1978 - 1986 (TV Show)

Producer

Sugar Time 1976 - 1978 (TV Show)

Producer

Sheila 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Producer

Maureen 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Producer

The Bob Crane Show 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Producer

Flying High (TV Show)

Producer
Writer (8)

Una Familia Con Angel 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Creator

Silver Spoons 1982 - 1987 (TV Show)

Writer

The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Screenplay

All in the Family 1970 - 1979 (TV Show)

Writer

Flying High 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Screenplay

The Mary Tyler Moore Show 1970 - 1977 (TV Show)

Writer

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

Writer

The Odd Couple (TV Show)

Writer
Director (4)

Rhoda 1974 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director

The Bob Newhart Show 1972 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director

The Ted Knight Show 1975 - 1978 (Tv Show)

Director

Doc 1975 - 1976 (Tv Show)

Director
Production Management (1)

The Big Valley 1965 - 1969 (TV Show)

Assistant Director

Biography

Born and raised in California, Martin Cohan was a television writer and producer most renowned for co-creating the sitcoms "Who's the Boss?" and "Silver Spoons. " Cohan became a writer during the early 1970s, initially penning episodes of "The Odd Couple" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." He also worked on "The Partridge Family," "All in the Family," and "The Bob Newhart Show," becoming a producer on the latter series in '73. During '78, Cohan co-wrote the TV movie "Flying High," and the stewardess-centric film was spun off into a short-lived TV show of the same name. Cohan next worked on "Diff'rent Strokes" as a writer and producer, penning more than 30 episodes of the popular series. In '82, Cohan co-created the sitcom "Silver Spoons" and wrote more than 100 episodes of family show during the course of its five seasons. While "Silver Spoons" was at its peak in '84, Cohan unveiled another TV creation, "Who's the Boss?," which proved to be another hit comedy series. After "Who's the Boss?" ended in '92, Cohan retired, and he died in 2010, fondly remembered for his many comedy contributions.

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