Lowell Ganz

Writer, Producer, Script and Continuity Department

Writer, Producer, Script and Continuity Department


Lowell Ganz was born on August 31, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Splash (1984), Robots (2005) and Parenthood (1989). He has been married to Jeanne Russo since December 26, 1976. They have three children.
Birth date
1948-08-31
Awards
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations.

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterParenthood
(TV Series) (based on the characters created by - 14 episodes, 2010 - 2015) (based on characters created by - 11 episodes, 2010) (characters - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2012) - May God Bless and Keep You Always (2015) ... (based on the characters created by) - We Made It Through the Night (2015) ... (based on the characters created by) - Let's Go Home (2015) ... (based on the characters created by) - How Did We Get Here? (2015) ... (based on the characters created by) - Lean In (2014) ... (based on the characters created by) Show all 27 episodes
WriterTooth Fairy
(screenplay)
2010/I
WriterFever Pitch
(screenplay)
2005
WriterRobots
(screenplay)
2005
WriterWhere the Heart Is
(screenplay)
2000
WriterEdtv
(screenplay)
1999
WriterHiller and Diller
(TV Series) (created by - 14 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (written by - 1 episode, 1997) - Jeanie Gets a Job (1998) ... (creator) - Smart Guy (1998) ... (creator) - The Cliffy Dukay Show (1997) ... (creator) - Christmas/Hanukkah (1997) ... (creator) - Thankless-Giving (1997) ... (creator) Show all 14 episodes
WriterFathers' Day
(screenplay)
1997
WriterMultiplicity
(screenplay)
1996
WriterForget Paris
(written by)
1995
WriterCity Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold
(characters) / (written by)
1994
WriterGreedy
(written by)
1994
WriterA League of Their Own
(TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1993) (created by - 1 episode, 1993) - The Fat Boys of Summer (1993) ... (written by) - Dottie's Back (1993) ... (creator) / (written by)
WriterMr. Saturday Night
(written by)
1992
WriterA League of Their Own
(screenplay)
1992
WriterCity Slickers
(written by)
1991
WriterParenthood
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Pilot (1990) ... (written by)
1990
WriterKnight & Daye
(TV Series) (created by - 7 episodes) - The Last Honest Man in America (1989) ... (creator) - Goodbye, Mr. Scrimshaw (1989) ... (creator) - Stalk Radio (1989) ... (creator) - Still Motile After All These Years (1989) ... (creator) - New York! New York? (1989) ... (creator) Show all 7 episodes
1989
WriterParenthood
(screenplay) / (story)
1989
WriterVibes
(screenplay by) / (story by)
1988
WriterChannel 99
(TV Short)
1988
WriterTake Five
(TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes) - The Boss Is Back (1987) ... (creator) - Men Who Hate Men Who Hate Women (1987) ... (creator) - George's Dream Girl (1987) ... (creator) - My Friend, Dad (1987) ... (creator) - The Return of Monty (1987) ... (creator) Show all 6 episodes
1987
WriterGung Ho
(TV Series) (based on characters created by - 9 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (written by - 1 episode, 1986) - Brother, Can You Spare a Dollar? (1987) ... (based on characters created by) - Where the Boys Are (1987) ... (based on characters created by) - Kaz Over Easy (1987) ... (based on characters created by) - Help Wanted (1987) ... (based on characters created by) - Love Me Tender (1987) ... (based on characters created by) Show all 9 episodes
WriterGung Ho
(screenplay) / (story)
1986
WriterAmazing Stories
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Boo! (1986) ... (written by)
1986
WriterSpies Like Us
(screenplay)
1985
WriterSplash
(screenplay by)
1984
WriterHerndon
(TV Short) (writer)
1983
WriterJoanie Loves Chachi
(TV Series) (created by - 17 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1982) - The Elopement (1983) ... (creator) - First Love, Last Love (1983) ... (creator) - Christmas Show (1982) ... (creator) - My Dinner with Chachi (1982) ... (creator) - Term Paper (1982) ... (creator) Show all 17 episodes
WriterLaverne & Shirley
(TV Series) (created by - 178 episodes, 1976 - 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1976) - Here Today, Hair Tomorrow (1983) ... (creator) - Councilman DeFazio (1983) ... (creator) - Do the Carmine (1983) ... (creator) - How's Your Sister? (1983) ... (creator) - Please Don't Feed the Buzzards (1983) ... (creator) Show all 178 episodes
WriterThe New Odd Couple
(TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes) - My Strife in Court (1983) ... (written by) - The New Car (1982) ... (written by) - Frances Moves In (1982) ... (written by) - The Hustler (1982) ... (written by) - The Ides of April (1982) ... (written by)
1982-1983
WriterNight Shift
(written by)
1982
WriterHere's Boomer
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Flatfoots (1982) ... (writer)
1982
WriterMakin' It
(TV Mini-Series) (created by - 9 episodes, 1979) (written by - 1 episode, 1979) - Friends for Life (1979) ... (creator) - Tony's Homecoming (1979) ... (creator) - Little Orphan Fusco (1979) ... (creator) - Something for Ma (1979) ... (creator) - Fun, Fun, Fun: Part 2 (1979) ... (creator) Show all 9 episodes
WriterAmerica 2100
(TV Short) (creator)
1979
WriterThe Lovebirds
(TV Short)
1979
WriterThe Rita Moreno Show
(TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
1978
WriterBusting Loose
(TV Series) (created by - 21 episodes, 1977) (written by - 3 episodes, 1977) - All in Love's Unfair (1977) ... (creator) - The Decision: Part 2 (1977) ... (creator) - The Decision: Part 1 (1977) ... (creator) - Mr. Dennis Steps Out (1977) ... (creator) / (written by) - A Knight in Tarnished Armor (1977) ... (creator) Show all 21 episodes
WriterWalkin' Walter
(TV Series)
1977
WriterHappy Days
(TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes) - A Date with Fonzie (1975) ... (written by) - Fonzie Moves In (1975) ... (written by) - Fonzie's Getting Married (1975) ... (written by) - Guess Who's Coming to Visit (1974) ... (written by)
1974-1975
WriterThe Odd Couple
(TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1973) - Two on the Aisle (1974) ... (written by) - The Subway Story (1974) ... (written by) - The Odd Candidate (1974) ... (written by) - Shuffling Off to Buffalo (1974) ... (written by) - The Flying Felix (1974) ... (written by) Show all 12 episodes
WriterPaul Sand in Friends and Lovers
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - A Date with Robert (1974) ... (written by)
1974
RoleTitleYear
ProducerHiller and Diller
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Pilot (1997) ... (executive producer)
1997
ProducerA League of Their Own
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Dottie's Back (1993) ... (executive producer)
1993
ProducerMr. Saturday Night
(executive producer)
1992
ProducerKnight & Daye
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Still Motile After All These Years (1989) ... (executive producer)
1989
ProducerChannel 99
(TV Short) (executive producer)
1988
ProducerGung Ho
(associate producer)
1986
ProducerHerndon
(TV Short) (executive producer)
1983
ProducerJoanie Loves Chachi
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - College Days (1982) ... (executive producer)
1982
ProducerHappy Days
(TV Series) (supervising producer - 68 episodes, 1979 - 1982) (producer - 23 episodes, 1975 - 1976) - Love and Marriage (1982) ... (supervising producer) - Tell-Tale Tart (1982) ... (supervising producer) - Chachi's Future (1982) ... (supervising producer) - Hello, Flip (1982) ... (supervising producer) - Great Expectations (1982) ... (supervising producer) Show all 91 episodes
ProducerThe Further Adventures of Wally Brown
(TV Short) (executive producer)
1980
ProducerThe Lovebirds
(TV Short) (executive producer)
1979
ProducerMakin' It
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - Something for Ma (1979) ... (executive producer) - Stayin' Alive (1979) ... (executive producer)
1979
ProducerLaverne & Shirley
(TV Series) (producer - 31 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (supervising producer - 4 episodes, 1978) - The Robbery (1978) ... (supervising producer) - Playing the Roxy (1978) ... (supervising producer) - Festival: Part 2 (1978) ... (supervising producer) - Festival: Part 1 (1978) ... (supervising producer) - Lonely at the Middle (1977) ... (producer) Show all 35 episodes
ProducerThe Ted Knight Show
(TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - The Honeymoon Game (1978) ... (executive producer) - Sweet Sixteen (1978) ... (executive producer) - The Wedding (1978) ... (executive producer) - Hop to It (1978) ... (executive producer) - My Hero (1978) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
1978
ProducerThe Rita Moreno Show
(TV Short) (executive producer)
1978
ProducerBusting Loose
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Five's a Crowd (1977) ... (executive producer)
1977
RoleTitleYear
Script and Continuity DepartmentI Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
(script revisions - uncredited)
2007
Script and Continuity DepartmentStuart Little 2
(script revisions - uncredited)
2002
Script and Continuity DepartmentBlack Knight
(script revisions - uncredited)
2001
Script and Continuity DepartmentThe Flintstones
(script revisions - uncredited)
1994
Script and Continuity DepartmentLaverne & Shirley
(TV Series) (executive script consultant - 36 episodes) - Citizen Krane (1977) ... (executive script consultant) - Haunted House (1977) ... (executive script consultant) - Frank's Fling (1977) ... (executive script consultant) - Hi Neighbor, Book 2 (1977) ... (executive script consultant) - Honeymoon Hotel (1977) ... (executive script consultant) Show all 36 episodes
1976-1977
Script and Continuity DepartmentHappy Days
(TV Series) (executive script consultant - 24 episodes) - Arnold's Wedding (1976) ... (executive script consultant) - A Sight for Sore Eyes (1976) ... (executive script consultant) - Bringing Up Spike (1976) ... (executive script consultant) - Beauty Contest (1976) ... (executive script consultant) - Two Angry Men (1976) ... (executive script consultant) Show all 24 episodes
1975-1976
RoleTitleYear
Miscellaneous CrewJoanie Loves Chachi
(TV Series) (executive consultant - 1 episode) - Best Foot Forward (1982) ... (executive consultant)
1982
Miscellaneous CrewLaverne & Shirley
(TV Series) (creative consultant - 24 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (executive story consultant - 1 episode, 1976) - Breaking Up and Making Up: Edna & Frank (1978) ... (creative consultant) - The Dance Studio (1978) ... (creative consultant) - 2001: A Comedy Odyssey (1978) ... (creative consultant) - The Debutante Ball (1978) ... (creative consultant) - The Obstacle Course (1978) ... (creative consultant) Show all 25 episodes
Miscellaneous CrewHappy Days
(TV Series) (executive consultant - 4 episodes) - Fonzie the Father (1976) ... (executive consultant) - Fonzie Loves Pinky: Part 3 (1976) ... (executive consultant) - Fonzie Loves Pinky: Part 2 (1976) ... (executive consultant) - Fonzie Loves Pinky: Part 1 (1976) ... (executive consultant)
1976
Miscellaneous CrewThe Odd Couple
(TV Series) (story consultant - 2 episodes, 1973) (executive story consultant - 1 episode, 1975) - Felix Remarries (1975) ... (executive story consultant) - A Barnacle Adventure (1973) ... (story consultant) - The New Car (1973) ... (story consultant)
RoleTitleYear
DirectorJoanie Loves Chachi
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - No Nudes Is Good Nudes (1982) - College Days (1982)
1982
DirectorThe Further Adventures of Wally Brown
(TV Short)
1980
DirectorAngie
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Coffee Wars (1979) - Vinnie's Return (1979) - The Thief (1979) - Marie's Crush (1979) - The First Separation (1979)
1979
DirectorThe Bad News Bears
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Dance Fever (1979)
1979
DirectorMakin' It
(TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) - Stayin' Alive (1979)
1979
DirectorBrothers and Sisters
(TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (1979)
1979
DirectorLaverne & Shirley
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Laverne & Shirley Go to Night School (1978)
1978
RoleTitleYear
ActorRobots
Mr. Gasket (voice)
2005
ActorEdtv
Lawyer
1999
ActorGreedy
TV Director
1994
ActorMr. Saturday Night
Writer #1
1992
ActorParenthood
Stan
1989
ActorSplash
Stan - the Tour Guide
1984
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackMr. Saturday Night
(lyrics: "Buddy, Buddy")
1992
RoleTitleYear
ThanksMarriage Is For The Byrds
(the producers wish to thank) (pre-production)
ThanksAunt Fanny's Tour of Booty
(Video short) (thanks)
2005
ThanksMaking a 'Splash'
(Video documentary short) (thanks)
2002
ThanksThe Laverne & Shirley Reunion
(TV Special documentary) (acknowledgment)
1995
RoleTitleYear
SelfReunited Apart
(TV Series) Self - Reunited Apart Makes a SPLASH (2020) ... Self
2020
SelfThe 100 Greatest TV Quotes & Catchphrases
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - 20-1 (2006) ... Self - 40-21 (2006) ... Self - 60-41 (2006) ... Self - 80-61 (2006) ... Self - 100-81 (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriters Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel
(Video) Self
2006
SelfSpring Storytellers: Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel
(Video documentary) Self
2006
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self - Laverne & Shirley (2005) ... Self - Phil Silvers: Top Banana (1997) ... Self
1997-2005
SelfMaking a 'Splash'
(Video documentary short) Self - Screenwriter
2002
SelfTVography: Laverne & Shirley
(TV Short documentary) Self
2001
SelfTVography: Happy Days
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2001
SelfEdtv: Caught in the Camera's Eye
(Video documentary short) Self
1999
SelfMaking 'Mr. Saturday Night'
(Video documentary short) Self
1992
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageLes Chroniques du Mea
(TV Series) Self - Qui Veut la Peau de Roger Rabbit (1988) (2018) ... Self
2018