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Michael J. Leeson
Born
Michael Jon Leeson

United States
Died (aged 69)
OccupationScreenwriter

Michael Jon Leeson (died July 27, 2016)[1] was an American screenwriter.[2][3]

Filmography

Accolades

Year Association Category Work Result
1979 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series Taxi: "Blind Date" Nominated
Humanitas Prize 30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television Won
Writers Guild of America Awards Episodic Comedy Nominated
1980 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series The Associates: "The First Day" Nominated
1981 Taxi: "Tony's Sister and Jim" Won
1982 Writers Guild of America Awards Episodic Comedy Nominated
1985 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series The Cosby Show: "Pilot" Won
1990 BMI Film & TV Awards Grand Won
1991 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Adapted Screenplay The War of the Roses Nominated

References

  1. ^ @WGAWest (August 8, 2016). "RIP 'Cosby Show' co-creator/writer Michael Leeson ('The War of the Roses,' 'The Tuxedo'), who died on 7/27 at age 69" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Hollywood.com
  3. ^ Maslin, Janet (December 8, 1989). "Review/Film; 'The War of the Roses' (Published 1989)". The New York Times. Archived from the original on April 8, 2023.