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. 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[edit | edit source]
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.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Golden Girls' Creator Adds Shows". LA Times. September 10, 1991. http://articles.latimes.com/1991-09-10/entertainment/ca-2286_1_golden-girls. Retrieved 2010-08-24.
- Anderson, Jon (October 20, 1985). "'Girls' Series is sold gold for Harris". Chicago Tribune TV Week. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-10-20/entertainment/8503130034_1_selma-diamond-funniest-people-golden-girls/2. Retrieved 19 September 2013.
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