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Larry Brody

Larry Brody
Born 1944
Nashville, Tennessee
Occupation Writer
Period 1960s–present
Genre Television

Larry Brody (born 1944[1] in Nashville, Tennessee[2]) is an American television writer.


  • Early life 1
  • Cop shows 2
  • Animated programs 3
  • Later career 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early life

At Northwestern University, Larry Brody majored in English and wrote dozens of short stories, poetry and essays. As an avid science fiction fan, he started writing in the genre, and by the time he graduated he was selling stories to The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. After graduation he went law school but quit after one year and enrolled at the University of Iowa, for its Writers Workshop. During that first school year, at the age of 22, Brody sold his first novel. In 1968, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a screenwriter.[3][4]

Cop shows

Once in Los Angeles, Brody wrote scripts for cop shows. He worked on Ironside, Hawaii Five-O, and became executive story consultant for The Streets of San Francisco and Police Story. Since then, he has written for dozens of television series, including The New Land.

Animated programs

Brody has also written for animated programs including Star Trek: The Animated Series and Superman: The Animated Series and was the creator of the 1998 Silver Surfer TV program.

Later career

In the summer of 2002 Brody moved to St. Joe, Arkansas, to establish the Cloud Creek Institute for the Arts. Brody also maintains the website.


  1. ^ Hollywood to Writers: You’re Fired!, by Barbara Basler, January 2005: "The 60-year-old Brody..."
  2. ^ » About Larry Brody
  3. ^ Larry Brody Bio
  4. ^ Interview with Larry Brody, by Brad Manzo

External links

  • Interview with Larry Brody, by Jenna Glatzer
  • Interview with Larry Brody, by Brad Manzo
  • Twenty Questions with Larry Brody, by Paula Mackey
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