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'Brady Bunch' and 'Gilligan's Island' Creator Sherwood Schwartz Has Died
Sherwood Schwartz, the creator of beloved 1960s sitcoms like "The Brady Bunch" and "Gilligan's Island," has died. He was 94. "Schwartz died of natural causes in his sleep, surrounded by his family," reports TMZ.Schwartz did not begin his career in television, but rather came to it serendipitously after moving from his native New York to Southern California to pursue a Master's degree in biology. He wound up working for the radio show that employed his brother, Al, by writing jokes. Schwartz then started working in radio, and ultimately television, where he found his eventual fame.
A writer, songwriter (he wrote the themes for "Brady Bunch" and "Gilligan's Island,") and producer, Schwartz left his stamp on numerous shows, like "My Favorite Martian," and "Harper Valley PTA," among others. He received his start on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2008.
Schwartz is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mildred Schwartz, and four children Donald Schwartz, Lloyd J. Schwartz, Ross Schwartz and Hope Juber.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.