'Stephen Grossman Dead: Veteran Television Producer Was 76

Veteran Television Producer Was 76

Stephen Grossman,

a veteran television producer whose credits included eight years as coordinating producer on “Newhart,“ died

His 35-year

career in the entertainment industry began in the late 1960s when his acting aspirations led

He understudied

on Broadway, stage-managed at Circle in the Square Theatre, and worked for director Gil Cates

Grossman moved

coasts in 1977, bringing with him his wife Joan and newborn daughter Jennifer to Hollywood, where

Following his

departure, he was active at numerous production companies including Warner Bros, Paramount TV, Disney, Turner

Later in

his career, Grossman served as co-president of The American Association of Producers

He played

an instrumental role in the merger of the aforementioned group with the Producer’s Guild

Grossman’s work

at the PGA included playing a key component in helping launch the Diversity and

Funeral services

for Grossman will be held at Groman Eden Mortuary in Mission Hills, Calif

He is

survived by Joan, his wife of 53 years; daughter Jennifer; son-in law Spencer Burke; grandson Brenden;

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