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Harry Ackerman

Born: Nov 17, 1912

Death: Feb 3, 1991

Birthplace: Albany

Profession: Screenwriter

Nationality: United States

Harry Ackerman

Date of Birth : Nov 17, 1912
Date of Death : Feb 3, 1991
Birth Place : Albany

Harry Stephen Ackerman was an American TV executive producer at Screen Gems, the television division of Columbia Pictures. From 1958 through 1974, under the command of Ackerman as Vice President of Production, Screen Gems delivered the classic sitcoms: Father Knows Best, Bachelor Father, Dennis the Menace, The Donna Reed Show, Hazel, Gidget, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, The Flying Nun, The Monkees, and The Partridge Family.


  • Screenwriter
  • Television producer

Also known as

  • Jr. Harry Stephen Ackerman
  • Harry Stephen Ackerman


  • Elinor Donahue
  • Mary Shipp


  • Christopher Ackerman
  • Brian Ackerman
  • Stephen Ackerman
  • James Ackerman
  • Peter Ackerman
  • Susan Peterson
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