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)


External links

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • David Crane — may refer to: David Crane (law), former Chief Prosecutor for the U.N. War Crimes Tribunal for Sierra Leone David Crane (programmer), video game designer, programmer and co founder of Activision David Crane (producer), co creator of the popular… …   Wikipedia

  • David Crane (writer/producer) — David Crane (born August 13, 1957 in Philadelphia) is an American writer and producer. He was one of the creators of the TV sitcom Friends , along with his longtime friend Marta Kauffman. He is primarily known for his comedic writing. Crane… …   Wikipedia

  • David Crane (programmer) — David Crane David Crane at the Retro Gaming Expo 2011 Born Nappanee, Indiana, United States Nationality American …   Wikipedia

  • Crane (surname) — Crane is a surname of English origin, and may refer to People Andy Crane (b. 1964), English radio and television presenter Arnold Crane, art collector Arthur G. Crane (1877–1955), American teacher and politician Ben Crane (b. 1976), American… …   Wikipedia

  • Crane (TV series) — Crane Format Adventure Created by Patrick Alexander and Jordan Lawrence. Starring Patrick Allen Sam Kydd Gerald Flood Laya Raki Country of origin …   Wikipedia

  • David E. Kelley — Kelley and Michelle Pfeiffer at the 47th Emmy Awards in 1994 Born April 4, 1956 (1956 04 04) (age 55) Watervi …   Wikipedia

  • David Hyde Pierce — Pierce in New York City in 2010 Born April 3, 1959 (1959 04 03) (age 52) Saratoga Springs, New York, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • David Crosby — Crosby playing Occupy Wall Street, November 2011 Background information Birth name David Van Cortlandt Crosby …   Wikipedia

  • David-Matthew Barnes — (born September 3, 1970) is an American novelist, playwright, poet, screenwriter, filmmaker, director, actor, and teacher. Barnes is the author of four young adult novels: Mesmerized (Bold Strokes Books, 2010), Swimming to Chicago (Bold Strokes… …   Wikipedia

  • David Yezzi — David Dalton Yezzi (born 1966) is an American poet, actor and executive editor of The New Criterion. Yezzi is a former associate editor of Parnassus: Poetry in Review and a former poetry editor at The New Criterion.[1] …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.