TV Icon Sherwood Schwartz Dead at 94

sherwood schwartzTV icon Sherwood Schwartz has died at the age of 94.

Schwartz was the man behind some of the most influential shows, including Gilligan’s Island and The Brady Bunch. He also won a comedy-writing Emmy in 1961 for his work on The Red Skelton Hour.

He died at 4 a.m. of natural causes surrounded by family and loved ones.

Recently, Schwartz, along with his son Lloyd Schwartz, was involved in bring Gilligan’s Island to the big screen at Warner Brothers, which Lloyd Schwartz said will go on as planned. “We’ve been getting the script in and we’re turning it over soon. That will be another legacy of his,” he said. “He’s just going to go on. Some of my job is to make sure things are as he’d liked them to be — and they will be.”

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