Chris Hayward
Born
Christopher Robert Hayward

(1925-06-19)June 19, 1925
DiedNovember 20, 2006(2006-11-20) (aged 81)
OccupationTelevision writer and producer
Known forCo-creator, with Allan Burns, of the 1960s television shows The Munsters and My Mother the Car, and the creator of Dudley Do-Right
Spouse(s)
  • Geraldine P. Kulcher
    (m. 1954; div. 1966)
  • Linda K. Simmons
    (m. 1969)
Children3

Christopher Robert Hayward (June 19, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American television writer and producer. He was the co-creator, with Allan Burns, of the television shows The Munsters (1964) and My Mother the Car (1965), and the creator of Dudley Do-Right.[1]

Biography

Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, Hayward was a writer for the 1957-1958 color edition of Crusader Rabbit (as "Chris Bob Hayward"), The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Alice, Barney Miller, Get Smart, 77 Sunset Strip, Fractured Flickers, and The Governor & J.J.

He won, with Allan Burns, the 1968 Emmy Award for "Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy" for the episode "The Coming Out Party" of the television show He & She.[2]

Hayward died of cancer on November 20, 2006, in his Beverly Hills home.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Animation Writer Hayward Passes at 81". Variety. 7 December 2006. ISSN 0042-2738.
  2. ^ "Chris Hayward Awards & Nominations". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  3. ^ Fox, Margalit (19 December 2006). "Chris Hayward, 81, TV Writer and a Creator of 'Munsters,' Is Dead". The New York Times.