Sherwood Schwartz, Creator of Gilligan’s Island And The Brady Bunch dies 94

Sherwood Charles Schwartz (November 14, 1916 – July 12, 2011) was an American television producer. He worked on radio shows in the 1940s, and created the television series Gilligan’s Island on CBS and The Brady Bunch on ABC. On March 7, 2008, Schwartz, at the time still active in his 90s, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

He wrote the theme song for three of his shows: Gilligan’s Island (co-wrote), It’s About Time, and The Brady Bunch. Actresses Dawn Wells and Florence Henderson, who appeared in Gilligan’s Island and The Brady Bunch, respectively, accompanied Schwartz when he received his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Sherwood Schwartz cause of death
On July 12, 2011, Sherwood Schwartz died peacefully in his sleep of natural causes. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mildred Schwartz and their four children: Donald, Lloyd (the creator of The Munsters Today), Ross, and Hope (Mrs. Juber; reportedly named after Bob Hope).  Sherwood Schwartz was 94 years old at the time of his death.


Series Years Job
The Bob Hope Show 1938–1942 Writer for Radio Version
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet 1940s Writer for Radio Version
The Alan Young Show 1940s Writer for Radio Version
I Married Joan 1952–1955 Writer
The Red Skelton Show 1956–1962 Writer
My Favorite Martian 1963 Script Supervisor
Gilligan’s Island 1964–1967 Writer, Creator, Producer
It’s About Time 1966–1967 Writer, Creator, Producer
The Brady Bunch 1969–1974 Writer, Creator, Producer
Dusty’s Trail 1973–1974 Writer, Creator, Producer
Big John, Little John 1976 Producer
Harper Valley PTA 1981–1982 Writer, Producer
Together We Stand 1986–1987 Writer, Producer