Allan Manings

Television Producer and Comedy Writer
Born Mar 28, 1924

Allan Manings was an American television producer and comedy writer. He was active in the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s and was best known for his work in co-creating with his wife, actress Whitney Blake, One Day at a Time, as well as serving as producer (and later executive producer) of the Bud Yorkin-Norman Lear Tandem show, Good Times. Manings was born on March 28, 1924, in Newark, New Jersey and was raised on Staten Island.… Read More

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1924 Birth Born in 1924.


1975 51 Years Old Manings was elected vice president of the Writers Guild of America, West from 1975 to 1977 and also served as a member of its Board of Directors from 1977 to 1982 and again from 1985 to 1992.


1991 67 Years Old He ran unsuccessfully for president of the Guild in 1991 and was a recipient of the Morgan Cox Award for service to the Guild, which he received in 1997.,. … Read More
2010 86 Years Old He died on May 12, 2010, aged 86, in Beverly Hills, California of a heart attack in addition to a case of esophageal cancer for which he was receiving medical treatment..
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