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Tom Werner

  • Birthplace: New York City, New York
  • Birthday: April 12

Tom Werner is an American television producer, screenwriter, director and businessman.

In 1973, Werner entered television by working for ABC-TV. While at ABC, Werner was involved in the development of Mork & Mindy, Bosom Buddies, Soap, and Taxi.

Werner co-founded The Carsey-Werner Company with Marcy Carsey in 1980. In this capacity he served as executive producer of such television programs as The Cosby Show, A Different World, Roseanne, 3rd Rock from the Sun and That 70s Show.

Tom Werner is an American television producer, screenwriter, director and businessman.

In 1973, Werner entered television by working for ABC-TV. While at ABC, Werner was involved in the development of Mork & Mindy, Bosom Buddies, Soap, and Taxi.

Werner co-founded The Carsey-Werner Company with Marcy Carsey in 1980. In this capacity he served as executive producer of such television programs as The Cosby Show, A Different World, Roseanne, 3rd Rock from the Sun and That 70s Show.

He is the 2001 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America along with his partner Marcy Carsey.

During the administration of President Bill Clinton, Werner and Carsey were close friends and frequent advisers to Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Tom Werner was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame along with his production partner Marcy Carsey in 1996.

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Tom Werner

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