David Davis (TV producer)

David Davis (born 1937) is an American television producer and television writer. He is best known for co-creating the sitcoms The Bob Newhart Show (with Lorenzo Music) and Taxi (with James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, and Ed. Weinberger). In 1979, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for his producing work on Taxi.[1]

David Davis
Born1937 (age 84–85)
OccupationTelevision producer, television writer
Years active1962–1994
Notable work
The Bob Newhart Show
Partner(s)Julie Kavner (1976–present)

Personal lifeEdit

Since 1976, Davis has been in a long-term relationship with actress Julie Kavner. They met on the set of Rhoda, a series Kavner co-starred in.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Primetime Emmy® Award Database". Emmys.com. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  2. ^ Golden, Daniel (1991-06-30). "From sitcoms to films, Kavner is true to her characters". Boston Globe.
  3. ^ Salem, Rob (2009-04-21). "Kavner's long and winding Rhoda". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2009-04-21.

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