Fred Silverman

Fred Silverman

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: September 13, 1937
Date of Passing: January 30, 2020
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

Fred Silverman was an American television executive and producer.

He worked as an executive at all of the "Big Three" television networks, and was responsible for bringing to television such programs as the series Scooby-Doo, All in the Family, The Waltons, and Charlie's Angels, as well as the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man, Roots, and Shōgun.

For his success in programming wildly popular shows, Time magazine declared him “The Man with the Golden Gut" in 1977.

Fred Silverman was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1999.

Fred Silverman was an American television executive and producer.

He worked as an executive at all of the "Big Three" television networks, and was responsible for bringing to television such programs as the series Scooby-Doo, All in the Family, The Waltons, and Charlie's Angels, as well as the miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man, Roots, and Shōgun.

For his success in programming wildly popular shows, Time magazine declared him “The Man with the Golden Gut" in 1977.

Fred Silverman was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1999.

Silverman died January 30, 2020, in Pacific Palisades, California. He was 82.

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Awards & Nominations

No Nominations | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 1999
  • Winner
  • Fred Silverman, as Honoree
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