Alan Uger
Born(1940-12-24)December 24, 1940
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation(s)Writer, film producer
Years active1972–1996

Alan Uger (born December 24, 1940) is an American writer and producer, known for Family Ties, Blazing Saddles, and Champs.[1] He was nominated three times for Outstanding Writer in a Comedy Series for Family Ties, in 1985, 1986 and 1987; winning in 1987.[2]

Uger was a dentist before becoming a writer, and worked with Norman Steinberg on several projects until Steinberg got hired by Mel Brooks as a writer on Blazing Saddles (1974), with Uger also hired as co-writer.[3] Between 1972 and 1996, Uger wrote or produced dozens of TV show episodes or screenplays. Uger was also nominated for BAFTA and WGA awards.


  1. ^ "Alan Uger". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  2. ^ "Alan Uger". Television Academy. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  3. ^ Brooks, Mel (2021). All About Me!. Century. p. 207. ISBN 978-1-529-13507-7.