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Susan Harris (born October 28, 1940) is a television comedy writer and producer. She is the creator of The Golden Girls and its spin-off, The Golden Palace.

In addition to these sitcoms, she, along with her two production team partners, husband Paul Junger Witt and Tony Thomas, the son of late actor/entertainer Danny Thomas and brother of actress Marlo Thomas also created numerous TV series; she wrote the television sitcoms Soap, Benson, Nurses, and Empty Nest. Other shows produced by the Thomas-Witt-Harris production teamm include Fay, It Takes Two, Nurses, Good & Evil, The Golden Palace and The Secret Lives of Men.[1] She also wrote or co-wrote all of the episodes of Soap and appeared on two episodes of that show as a hooker named Babette. Her most successful show was The Golden Girls.

Personal/Family life[]

Harris married television producer Paul Junger Witt on September 18, 1983; he co-produced all the shows she created. She was married from 1965 to 1969 to actor Berkeley Harris, with whom she has a son, the writer Sam Harris.[2]


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