TV Legend Sherwood Schwartz Dead At 94
Best known for creating classic TV shows like ‘The Brady Bunch’ and ‘Gilligan’s Island,’ Sherwood Schwartz, died Tuesday at 4AM of natural causes. He was 94.
Schwartz worked in radio for Bob Hope before transitioning to television, where he won a 1961 Emmy as part of the writing team for ‘The Red Skelton Show.’ He also worked on series such as ‘My Favorite Martian’ and ‘Harper Valley PTA.’
Schwartz is also responsible for writing those catchy theme songs for shows like ‘The Brady Bunch’ and ‘Gilligan’s Island.’
Schwartz is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mildred Schwartz, and four children. He was surrounded by family at the time of his death.
In honor of this TV legend, “Just sit right back…” because “Here’s a story…” of a couple popular TV shows that wouldn’t be still in syndication to this day if not for Sherwood Schwartz.