Allan Manings
American television producer and comedy writer
Allan Manings
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.
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Stage Raw: Uma-Care - LA Weekly (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
HELLO The late playwright Allan Manings was blacklisted and forced to move to Canada. There, he worked on a horse farm till 1961, when he was able to return to Hollywood and forge a successful career in television. So it's not surprising that he should
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Stage Raw: Completeness - LA Weekly (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
HELLO The late playwright Allan Manings was blacklisted and forced to move to Canada. There, he worked on a horse farm till 1961, when he was able to return to Hollywood and forge a successful career in television. So it's not surprising that he should
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Allan Manings, 86, Writer and Creator of Television Shows
NYTimes - almost 7 years
Allan Manings, an Emmy-winning writer who created ''One Day at a Time,'' a hit sitcom about a divorced woman and her teenage daughters that was progressive for the mid-1970s, died on May 12 in Los Angeles. He was 86. His death was confirmed by his stepdaughter, the actress Meredith Baxter, who said he had a heart attack and was being treated for
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THE MEDIA BUSINESS; Hollywood Still Feels Writers' Walkout
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: A year has passed since Hollywood returned to work after its longest strike ever, and the industry has been assessing the damage ever since. A year has passed since Hollywood returned to work after its longest strike ever, and the industry has been assessing the damage ever since. Because of the five-month writers' strike, the networks lost
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Allan Manings
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 85
    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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  • 1991
    Age 66
    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.,.
    More Details Hide Details Manings was the widower of actress/producer Whitney Blake (1926–2002), best known for her role co-starring in the 1960s sitcom Hazel, and the stepfather of Blake's daughter, actress Meredith Baxter.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1975
    Age 50
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1924
    Born
    Born in 1924.
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