Stan Daniels

Stan Daniels was a writer, director, and producer who made a name for himself working on the sitcoms "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Taxi. " Daniels started out writing for "The Dean Martin Comedy Hour" in 1965, and ... Read more »
Born: 07/31/1934 in Toronto, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Producer (12)

Gahan Wilson's The Kid 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Doc 1975 - 1977, 1983 - 1984, 1988 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Glory! Glory! 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Producer

Taxi 1978 - 1983 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Associates 1979 - 1983 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Betty White Show 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Phyllis 1975 - 1977 (TV Show)

Producer

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

Producer

Don't Call Us 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Producer

Cindy (TV Show)

Producer

For Richer, For Poorer (TV Show)

Producer

The Substitute Wife (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Director (10)

Almost Perfect 1988 - 1989, 1995 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Director

Flying Blind 1988 - 1989, 1992 - 1993, 1995 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Director

Good News 1988 - 1989, 1995 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Director

Mr. Smith 1983 - 1984, 1988 - 1989, 1992 - 1993, 1995 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Director

Roc 1975 - 1977, 1983 - 1984, 1988 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Director

Sparks 1988 - 1989, 1995 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Director

Dear John 1988 - 1989, 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Director

High Society 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Director

Partners 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Director

The Best Defense 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Director
Writer (9)

The Lonely Guy 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Dom DeLuise and Friends 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Writer

The Dean Martin Show 1965 - 1974 (TV Show)

Writer

Jack Benny's First Farewell Show 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Writer

What's Up, America? 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Writer

Gene Kelly's Wonderful World of Girls 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Writer

The Golddiggers in London 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Writer

Brothers (TV Show)

Writer

Kurt Vonnegut's Monkey House (TV Show)

Writer

Biography

Stan Daniels was a writer, director, and producer who made a name for himself working on the sitcoms "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Taxi. " Daniels started out writing for "The Dean Martin Comedy Hour" in 1965, and penned jokes for "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" from '70 to '71. During the mid-'70s, Daniels wrote for "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," one of the most lauded programs of the era, and he also served as a producer on the series. Following the end of that show, Daniels went on to co-create "Taxi," which debuted in '78, and he stayed involved in the popular series throughout its entire five-season run, even directing a couple of episodes. During the '80s and '90s, Daniels wasn't very active, though he did create the '91 sitcom "Roc." Heart problems led to Daniels's death in 2007, and he is fondly remembered for his significant contributions to TV comedies.

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