David Landsberg

David Landsberg was one of those rare comedic minds who worked as an actor, screenwriter and producer. Sadly, he has passed away since his interview was recorded but don’t let that stop you from enjoying the life story of this supremely talented comedy mind. He appeared opposite Don Rickles in the comedy TV series CPO Sharkey and wrote and produced episodes of the CBS sitcom, Cosby! He also wrote and/or produced episodes of Blossom, Star Trek:The Next Generation, Herman’s Head, Fantasy Island, The New Love Boat, The John Larroquette Show and co-created a 1994 sitcom called Daddy’s Girls, starring Dudley Moore, Harvey Fierstein and Keri Russell. On the big screen, he was seen in Coming Attraction with Bill Murray, Love at First Bite starring George Hamilton, Skatetown, U.S.A. with Patrick Swayze, The Jerk with Steve Martin and Shoot the Moon starring Albert Finney and Diane Keaton. He and Lorin Dreyfuss, older brother of Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, co-wrote and co-starred in the hilarious comedy, Detective School Dropouts. Say it Forward with the late David Landsberg.