Paul Junger Witt
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Paul Junger Witt (March 20, 1941 – April 27, 2018) was an American film and television producer. He, with his partners Tony Thomas and Susan Harris (also his wife), produced such television shows as Here Come the Brides, The Partridge Family, The Golden Girls, Soap, Benson, It's a Living, Empty Nest, and Blossom. The majority of their shows have been produced by their company, Witt/Thomas Productions (alternately Witt/Thomas/Harris Productions), founded in 1975. Witt also produced the films Dead Poets Society, Three Kings, Insomnia, and the made-for-TV movie Brian's Song. He was a graduate of the University of Virginia.
Paul Junger Witt
|Born||March 20, 1941|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||April 27, 2018 (aged 77)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Film and television producer|
(m. 1968; div. 1978)
Witt married Ann McLaughlin with whom he had 3 children, Christopher, Anthony, and Genevieve. After their divorce, he married Susan Harris on September 18, 1983.
He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.
|1989||Dead Poets Society|
|2011||A Better Life||Final film as a producer|
|1966−67||Occasional Wife||Associate producer|
|1967−68||The Second Hundred Years||Associate producer|
|1968−70||Here Come the Brides|
|1970−71||The Partridge Family|
|Brian's Song||Television film|
|1972||Bobby Jo and the Good Time Band||Television film|
|No Place to Run||Television film|
|Home for the Holidays||Television film|
|1973||A Cold Night's Death||Television film|
|The Letters||Television film|
|Blood Sport||Television film|
|1974||Remember When||Television film|
|The Gun and the Pulpit||Executive producer||Television film|
|1975||Satan's Triangle||Executive producer||Television film|
|1976||Griffin and Phoenix||Executive producer||Television film|
|High Risk||Executive producer||Television film|
|The Practice||Executive producer|
|1977||Loves Me, Loves Me Not|
|1980||The Yeagers||Executive producer|
|Trouble in High Timber Country||Executive producer||Television film|
|1980−81||I'm a Big Girl Now||Executive producer|
|1982||It Takes Two||Executive producer|
|1985||Hail to the Chief||Executive producer|
|1986||Tough Cookies||Executive producer|
|Comedy Factory||Executive producer|
|1986−87||One Big Family||Executive producer|
|1987||The Line||Executive producer||Television film|
|1980−89||It's a Living||Executive producer|
|1990||The Earth Day Special||Executive producer||Television special|
|We'll Take Manhattan||Executive producer||Television film|
|1987−90||Beauty and the Beast||Executive producer|
|1991||Good & Evil||Executive producer|
|1992||Walter & Emily||Executive producer|
|1985−92||The Golden Girls||Executive producer|
|1992−93||The Golden Palace||Executive producer|
|1993||Country Estates||Executive producer||Television film|
|1991−94||Herman's Head||Executive producer|
|1994||Daddy's Girls||Executive producer|
|Close to Home||Executive producer||Television film|
|1988−95||Empty Nest||Executive producer|
|1995||The Office||Executive producer|
|1996||Local Heroes||Executive producer|
|Radiant City||Executive producer||Television film|
|1995−96||Minor Adjustments||Executive producer|
|1993−96||The John Larroquette Show||Executive producer|
|1995−97||Brotherly Love||Executive producer|
|1998||The Secret Lives of Men||Executive producer|
|1999||Everything's Relative||Executive producer|
|2014||Feed Me||Executive producer|
|2012−16||Beauty & the Beast||Executive producer|
- As director
|1967||Occasional Wife||Episode: "An Affair to Forget"|
|1967−68||The Second Hundred Years||Episodes:|
"Luke's First Christmas"
"Shine On, Harvest Moonshine"
|1968−70||Here Come the Brides||Episodes:|
"Letter of the Law"
"One Good Lie Deserves Another"
"The Deadly Trade"
"A Wild Colonial Boy"
|1970−71||The Partridge Family||Episodes:|
"Did You Hear the One About Danny Partridge?"
- Miscellaneous crew
|1965−66||The Farmer's Daughter||Assistant to the producer|
- As writer
|1985||Hail to the Chief|
- Willich, Broocks (23 December 2011). "A Life in Pictures". Virginia Living. Retrieved 2014-10-14.
- Littleton, Cynthia (April 27, 2018). "'Golden Girls' Producer Paul Junger Witt Died at 77". Variety. Retrieved April 27, 2018.