Chris Bearde

Chris Bearde

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: June 18, 1936
Date of Passing: April 23, 2017

Chris Bearde was a comedy writer, producer and director best known for his work as a writer on the 1960s zeitgeist hit Laugh In and for co-writing and producing TV specials for Elvis Presley, Bob Hope, Sonny and Cher, Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, Jim Carrey, Andy Williams, The Jackson Five, The Osmonds, Dinah Shore, Diana Ross and Lucille Ball. He also created the format for the original Gong Show and a number of network and premium-cable comedy series, including That's My Mama and Sherman Oaks.

Chris Bearde was a comedy writer, producer and director best known for his work as a writer on the 1960s zeitgeist hit Laugh In and for co-writing and producing TV specials for Elvis Presley, Bob Hope, Sonny and Cher, Bill Cosby, Steve Martin, Jim Carrey, Andy Williams, The Jackson Five, The Osmonds, Dinah Shore, Diana Ross and Lucille Ball. He also created the format for the original Gong Show and a number of network and premium-cable comedy series, including That's My Mama and Sherman Oaks.

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