|Birthname:||Barry Edward Blitzer|
|Born:||April 21, 1929|
|Birthplace:||New York City, NY, U.S.|
|Died||January 27, 2010(aged 80)|
|Deathplace:||Santa Monica, California, U.S.|
|Series involved with:||Good Times|
|Job on series||Wrote story for episode "The Nude" in Season 2|
Life and careerEdit
Blitzer was well known as a writer for the Hanna-Barbera cartoons including The Flintstones, Top Cat, and The Jetsons.
Listed as the last surviving member of a group of writers that won a 1956 Best Comedy Writing Emmy, the award was given for his work on the show The Phil Silvers Show and the episode was "You’ll Never Get Rich".
Blitzer was part of a group of writers that won a 1956 Primetime Emmy Award for Best Comedy writing. He also was nominated for a Writers Guild award for his work on Get Smart.
Blitzer died on Jan. 27, 2010 at the age of 80 after complications from abdominal surgery.
- ↑ "Barry Blitzer: TV Writer, Post Columnist". Palisadian–Post. http://www.palisadespost.com/obits/content.php?id=5485. Retrieved February 16, 2010.
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