David Crane (producer)


David Crane (producer)
David Crane (producer)
Born David Crane
8 January 1957 (1957-13-08) (age 53)
Philadelphia, United States

David Crane is an American writer and producer. He is one of the creators of the TV sitcom Friends, along with his longtime friend Marta Kauffman.

Born in Philadelphia, Crane attended Harriton High school in Rosemont, Pennsylvania, and received his bachelor's degree from Brandeis University. He is the son of veteran WCAU Philadelphia news anchor Gene Crane and his first wife Joan.

He and his life partner Jeffrey Klarik created the 2006 ensemble sitcom, The Class.[1]

In 2011, Crane along with Jeffrey Klarik (producer of Mad About You) created a new sitcom made for the BBC. Airing first in the US on Showtime on Sunday January 9, 2011[2] and then on BBC Two on Monday January 10, 2011.[3] It is called Episodes and features Friends star Matt LeBlanc and Green Wing's Stephen Mangan and Tamsin Greig.

Selected filmography

  • Episodes, 2011, (Writer/Producer)
  • The Class, 2006 (creator, writer and executive producer)
  • Jesse, 1998 (executive producer)
  • Veronica's Closet, 1997 (creator, executive producer)
  • Friends, 1994 (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Dream On, 1990, (Writer/Producer)

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