skip navigation
Meredith Leeds

Meredith Leeds

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

TCM Greatest Classic Legends... Includes Anchors Aweigh, On The Town, An American In Paris and Brigadoon. more info $12.95was $29.98 Buy Now

TCM Greatest Classic Legends... Includes: Baby Face, Annie Oakley, My Reputation and East Side, West Side. more info $14.96was $19.98 Buy Now

An American in Paris ... Repackaged. more info $11.21was $14.98 Buy Now

Victory at Sea ... You'll be pitching with the heaving waves on the decks of American warships and... more info $7.95was $7.98 Buy Now

Biography CLOSE THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

While there are television critics who would define the work of Howard Leeds as unadulterated pap and lowest common denominator entertainment, it is undeniable that the writer/producer has had his thumb on the pulse of the American TV audience's taste for over 50 years. He started out as a child actor and worked his way up through the ranks of MGM Studios, where he learned the business from the inside. Among his first writing jobs was for the sitcom "Meet Millie" and "The George Gobel Show" in the 1950s. His prolific output kicked in during the 1960s when he wrote for such hits as "My Three Sons," and "Bewitched." He turned to producing around this time as well with the shows "My Living Doll," "The Ghost & Mrs. Muir," and, most successfully, "The Brady Bunch." He sensed the wants of American family audiences and hit his stride in the 1980s when he produced and/or wrote nearly 400 episodes for such kindred-comedy-with-a-twist hits as "Different Strokes," "Silver Spoons," and "The Facts of Life." Leeds was executive producer and writer for the campy cult hit "Small Wonder,"a show that garnered a huge underground following, about a young girl robot (shades of the aforementioned "Doll") living with the...

While there are television critics who would define the work of Howard Leeds as unadulterated pap and lowest common denominator entertainment, it is undeniable that the writer/producer has had his thumb on the pulse of the American TV audience's taste for over 50 years. He started out as a child actor and worked his way up through the ranks of MGM Studios, where he learned the business from the inside. Among his first writing jobs was for the sitcom "Meet Millie" and "The George Gobel Show" in the 1950s. His prolific output kicked in during the 1960s when he wrote for such hits as "My Three Sons," and "Bewitched." He turned to producing around this time as well with the shows "My Living Doll," "The Ghost & Mrs. Muir," and, most successfully, "The Brady Bunch." He sensed the wants of American family audiences and hit his stride in the 1980s when he produced and/or wrote nearly 400 episodes for such kindred-comedy-with-a-twist hits as "Different Strokes," "Silver Spoons," and "The Facts of Life." Leeds was executive producer and writer for the campy cult hit "Small Wonder,"a show that garnered a huge underground following, about a young girl robot (shades of the aforementioned "Doll") living with the inventor's suburban family.

VIEW THE FULL BIOGRAPHY

Filmographyclose complete filmography

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Belle of New York (1952) Frenchie's girl/Waltz girl
2.
 The Merry Widow (1952) Maxim girl
3.
 Skirts Ahoy! (1952)
4.
 One Minute to Zero (1952) Mrs. Fuller
5.
6.
 Love Is Better Than Ever (1952) Blonde
7.
 Show Boat (1951) Cutie
8.
 An American in Paris (1951) Specialty dancer
9.
 A Life of Her Own (1950) Woman at party
10.
 Summer Stock (1950) Showgirl
VIEW THE FULL FILMOGRAPHY

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute