Emmy-nominated writer-producer George Burditt died Tuesday in Burbank, Deadline reports. He was 89.
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Burditt wrote dozens of Three's Company episodes, and served as executive producer on the series from 1981 to 1984. He also earned for Emmy nominations for his work as a writer on The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour and Van Dyke and Company. His other credits include All in the Family, Sanford and Son, The Jeffersons, Three's a Crowd and 227.
He is survived by his wife Joyce, the creator of Diagnosis Murder, two children, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. His son Jack Burditt is an Emmy-winning writer-producer known for his work on 30 Rock and Frasier.