- Allan Burns dies at age 85.
- He was best known for co-creating ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ and ‘The Munsters.’
- Rest in peace.
Allan Burns, best known as the co-creator of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Munsters, has sadly died at the age of 85. His close collaborator James L. Brooks confirmed the sad news in an online statement.
“Alan Burns, my writing partner during the Mary Tyler Moore days, died yesterday,” Brooks wrote over the weekend. “His singular writing career brought him every conceivable recognition. But, you had to know him to appreciate his full rarity. He was simply the finest man I have ever known. A beauty of a human.”