Cindy Begel: Comedy Writer Insider: From Mork & Mindy to Laverne & Shirley
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Cindy Begel is a Writer-Producer who has worked on staff or freelance for over 30 classic sitcoms and some not so classic. Her background includes both multi and single camera series, animation, and was one of the writers for the hugely popular film, "The Flintstones". She's worked for Garry Marshall, Norman Lear, even Bill Cosby...

Shows include: Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy, Joanie Loves Chachi, The Jeffersons, Head of The Class, Alice, Married With Children, Mama's Family, The New Leave It To Beaver, The Days & Nights of Molly Dodd, The Martin Short Show. Co-creating the animated series "The Kids From Room 402, she also co-wrote all 52 episodes. Most recently, she wrote for the Muppet Babies on the Disney Channel.

Cindy has recently finished a darkly comedic semi-autobiographical novel called, "Morgan Keller Takes A Deep Breath": A determined young woman struggles to hide a devastating health secret that threatens to destroy both her career as a TV comedy writer and her (finally!) head-over heels first love.


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