David Davis (TV producer)

David Davis
Born 1937 (age 7879)
Occupation Television producer, television writer
Years active 1962–1994
Partner(s) Julie Kavner (1976–present)

David Davis (born 1937) is an American television producer and television writer. He is best known for work on the sitcoms The Bob Newhart Show, a series he co-created with Lorenzo Music, and Taxi, a series he co-created with James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels and Ed. Weinberger. In 1979, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for his producing work on Taxi.[1]

He also produced for the series O.K. Crackerby!, My Mother the Car, He & She, The Good Guys, Get Smart and wrote episodes for The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off Rhoda.

Since 1976, Davis has been in a relationship with actress Julie Kavner, they met on the set on Rhoda, a series Kavner co-starred in.[2][3]


  1. "Primetime Emmy® Award Database". Emmys.com. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  2. Golden, Daniel (1991-06-30). "From sitcoms to films, Kavner is true to her characters". Boston Globe.
  3. Salem, Rob (2009-04-21). "Kavner's long and winding Rhoda". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2009-04-21.

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