Dale McRaven, creator of Perfect Strangers and Mork & Mindy, has died at the age of 83

Emmy-nominated producer Dale McRaven – creator of Perfect Strangers and Mork & Mindy – died on September 5 at the age of 83.

Dale – who was born on a farm in Illinois – died of complications from lung cancer at his home on Porter Ranch in Los Angeles, according to THR.

McRaven also created the ABC sitcoms The Texas Wheelers and Angie, and has written for CBS’s The Dick Van Dyke Show, NBC’s The Joey Bishop Show and ABC’s The Partridge Family.

RIP: Emmy-nominated producer Dale McRaven - the creator of Perfect Strangers (pictured in 1987) and Mork & Mindy - died on September 5 at the age of 83

RIP: Emmy-nominated producer Dale McRaven - the creator of Perfect Strangers (pictured in 1987) and Mork & Mindy - died on September 5 at the age of 83

RIP: Emmy-nominated producer Dale McRaven – the creator of Perfect Strangers (pictured in 1987) and Mork & Mindy – died on September 5 at the age of 83

Garry Marshall’s protégé helped discover Robin Williams (Mork & Mindy), Bronson Pinchot (Perfect Strangers), Mark Hamill (The Texas Wheelers) and Gary Busey (The Texas Wheelers).

Dale – who moved to Hollywood in 1957 – sold his first screenplay to The Steve Allen Show in the 1960s.

McRaven also wrote for Gomer Pyle: USMC; This girl; Hey landlord; The Strange Couple; Good morning World; get smart; room 222; American Style Love; and the Betty White Show.

Also battling throat/prostate cancer: Dale - born on a farm in Illinois - died of complications from lung cancer at his home on Porter Ranch in Los Angeles

Also battling throat/prostate cancer: Dale - born on a farm in Illinois - died of complications from lung cancer at his home on Porter Ranch in Los Angeles

Also battling throat/prostate cancer: Dale – born on a farm in Illinois – died of complications from lung cancer at his home on Porter Ranch in Los Angeles

Garry Marshall Protégé: McRaven helped discover Robin Williams (pictured), Bronson Pinchot (Perfect Strangers), Mark Hamill (The Texas Wheelers) and Gary Busey (The Texas Wheelers).

Garry Marshall Protégé: McRaven helped discover Robin Williams (pictured), Bronson Pinchot (Perfect Strangers), Mark Hamill (The Texas Wheelers) and Gary Busey (The Texas Wheelers).

Garry Marshall Protégé: McRaven helped discover Robin Williams (pictured), Bronson Pinchot (Perfect Strangers), Mark Hamill (The Texas Wheelers) and Gary Busey (The Texas Wheelers).

Second Career: In the 90's the digital artist retired from television and became a professional photographer, photographing wildlife and weather in the national parks of the USA, Africa, Bali, Indonesia and the South Pole (pictured in Borneo).

Second Career: In the 90's the digital artist retired from television and became a professional photographer, photographing wildlife and weather in the national parks of the USA, Africa, Bali, Indonesia and the South Pole (pictured in Borneo).

Second Career: In the 90’s the digital artist retired from television and became a professional photographer, photographing wildlife and weather in the national parks of the USA, Africa, Bali, Indonesia and the South Pole (pictured in Borneo).

The digital artist retired from television in the ’90s to focus (simultaneously) on recovery from throat cancer and prostate cancer – according to his niece Grissy G.

Dale then embarked on a second career as a professional photographer, photographing wildlife and weather in national parks in the United States, Africa, Bali, Indonesia and the South Pole.

McRaven is survived by son David, daughter Renee, daughter-in-law Ruth, grandchildren Justin and Matthew, niece Grissy G., husband Dismas, and daughter Nefertina.

Dale is survived by son David, daughter Renee, daughter-in-law Ruth, grandchildren Justin and Matthew, niece Grissy G. (2-L), her husband Dismas (R) and daughter Nefertina (2-R)

Dale is survived by son David, daughter Renee, daughter-in-law Ruth, grandchildren Justin and Matthew, niece Grissy G. (2-L), her husband Dismas (R) and daughter Nefertina (2-R)

Dale is survived by son David, daughter Renee, daughter-in-law Ruth, grandchildren Justin and Matthew, niece Grissy G. (2-L), her husband Dismas (R) and daughter Nefertina (2-R)

Source: | Dailymail.co.uk


https://www.soundhealthandlastingwealth.com/celebrity/dale-mcraven-creator-of-perfect-strangers-and-mork-mindy-dies-at-83/ Dale McRaven, creator of Perfect Strangers and Mork & Mindy, has died at the age of 83

Brian Ashcraft

TheHiu.com is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@thehiu.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button