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Winifred Hervey (born May 14, 1955) is an American television producer and screenwriter. She is sometimes credited as Winifred Hervey Stallworth.

Winifred Hervey
Born (1955-05-14) May 14, 1955 (age 64)
Other namesWinifred Hervey-Stallworth
OccupationTelevision producer, screenwriter
Years active1981-present

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BiographyEdit

CareerEdit

A graduate of Loyola Marymount University, Hervey began her career in the 1970s as a writer for The Garry Marshall Company where she wrote for the sitcoms Mork & Mindy and The New Odd Couple. During the 1980s, she wrote episodes of Benson and The Cosby Show. She also penned episodes of The Golden Girls, where she also served as co-producer. In 1987, she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series while working on the series.

In the 1990s, she executive produced and wrote for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and In the House.[1] In 1996, she created, executive produced and served as head writer for The Steve Harvey Show. The series won three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2001, 2002, and 2003.[2] In 2002, she produced and wrote six episodes of the UPN series Half & Half for which she was nominated for a BET Comedy Award. In 2004, she was the first black recipient of the Beverly Hills Older American of the Year award.[3]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Result Category Series Notes
1987 Emmy Awards Won Outstanding Comedy Series The Golden Girls Shared with Barry Fanaro, Terry Grossman, Susan Harris, Mort Nathan, Kathy Speer, Tony Thomas, Marsha Posner Williams, and Paul Junger Witt
1988 Nominated Outstanding Comedy Series The Golden Girls Shared with Jeffrey Ferro, Barry Fanaro, Terry Grossman, Susan Harris, Mort Nathan, Kathy Speer, Tony Thomas, Marsha Posner Williams, Fredric Weiss, and Paul Junger Witt
2005 BET Comedy Awards Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Half & Half Shared with Yvette Lee Bowser, Michaela Feeley, Bill Fuller, Heather MacGillvray, Linda Mathious, David M. Matthews, David L. Moses, Temple Northup, Jim Pond, Beth Seriff, Geoff Tarson, Carla Banks-Waddles, Chauncey B. Raglin-Washington, and Jamie Wooten

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Producer Bios: Winifred Hervey - Executive Producer". sonypictures.com. Retrieved 2008-10-15.
  2. ^ "2001 Outstanding Alumni Awards: Winifred Hervey". aacc.nche.edu. Archived from the original on September 13, 2006. Retrieved 2008-10-15. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "First Black honoree". Jet: 13. August 2, 2004 – via Biography Resources Center.

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