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Michael Jacobs


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Michael Jacobs is a writer and producer whose work has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. He is the creator/producer of several popular television series including Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs, Charles in Charge and My Two Dads. His television shows have won the Emmy, People’s Choice, Parent’s Choice, Environmental Media Awards, and more. His play CHEATERS, winner of the Carbonell Award, opened at the Biltmore Theatre in 1978, when he was twenty-two years old, making him one of the youngest playwrights in Broadway history. His next play, GETTING ALONG FAMOUSLY, was produced Off-Broadway at the Hudson Guild Theatre. His play IMPRESSIONISM played on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, starring Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen. He has been nominated for the Academy Award, Golden Globe, National Board of Review and BAFTA Award for Best Film for producing the 1994 motion picture Quiz Show, which also won the New York Film Critics Circle Award.
His production company Michael Jacobs Productions has been in long-term development partnerships with Universal Studios, TriStar Pictures, Disney, and NBC Studios. His television shows have appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and The WB television networks.