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Mort Nathan is an American television producer, screenwriter and film director. He was one of the co-producers and head writers of the comedy show The Golden Girls. Nathan won two Emmy awards, two Golden Globes, and a Writers Guild of America award for his work on the series.[citation needed] He has written and produced over 150 hours of prime time television shows and directed the feature films Boat Trip, Van Wilder 2: The Rise of Taj, and Bag Boy. In 1989, he started out KTMB Productions with Barry Fanaro, and two alums from The Golden Girls, Kathy Speer and Terry Grossman, with a deal at Touchstone Television.[1] Both Fanaro and Nathan subsequently moved to Paramount Television in 1992 to start out Fanaro/Nathan Productions.[2]


  1. ^ "Disney development deals" (PDF). Broadcasting. 1989-05-01. Retrieved 2021-08-08.
  2. ^ "Paramount and Disney get creattive" (PDF). Broadcasting. 1992-07-13. Retrieved 2021-08-30.