Larry Gelbart

Larry Gelbart

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: February 25, 1928
Date of Passing: September 11, 2009
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Larry Gelbart was an American television writer, playwright, screenwriter, director and author, most famous as a creator and producer of the television series M*A*S*H, and as co-writer of Broadway musicals City of Angels and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

Larry Gelbart was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2008.

Larry Gelbart was an American television writer, playwright, screenwriter, director and author, most famous as a creator and producer of the television series M*A*S*H, and as co-writer of Broadway musicals City of Angels and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

Larry Gelbart was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2008.

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Awards & Nominations

17 Nominations | 1 Emmy | 1 Honor
Hall of Fame - 2008
  • Winner
  • Larry Gelbart, as Honoree
Outstanding Comedy Series - 1976
Outstanding Comedy Series - 1975
Outstanding Comedy Series - 1974
BEST COMEDY WRITING - 1958
BEST COMEDY WRITING - 1956
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