Producer of social sitcoms including All in the Family.
He was awarded the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters for his heroics in World War II.
He produced the widely popular TV show, Sanford and Son.
Got married to his first wife Charlotte Rosen and then later got married to Frances Lear on December 7, 1956, and finally to Lyn Davis on September 5, 1987.
He directed the movie Cold Turkey with Dick Van Dyke.