| Alan W. Kohan|
Rhea Kohan (m. 1962)
May Kohan, Charles Kohan
| August 9, 1933 (age 82) (1933-08-09) New York, New York, U.S.|
Television writer, record producer, composer, screenwriter
Bette Midler: Ol' Red Hair Is Back, Shirley MacLaine at the Lido
Jenji Kohan, David Kohan, Jono Kohan
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
Larry Grossman, Michael Jackson, Jenji Kohan, David Kohan, Billy Crystal
Buz Kohan Wikipedia
Alan "Buz" Kohan (born August 9, 1933) is an American television writer, producer and composer.
Kohan was born to a Jewish family in the Bronx, New York City, the son of Charles (b. 1902) and May Kohan. His father was in the leotard business and his mother was a housewife.
After working in New York, in 1967, Kohan was offered work on The Carol Burnett Show, relocating to Los Angeles.
As a television producer, he produced many television specials, including Bing Crosby's Christmas Show (1970), Perry Como's Winter Show (1971), The Arthur Godfrey Special (1972), The Keane Brothers Show, Gene Kelly: An American in Pasadena (1978), and Shirley MacLaine: Illusions (1982).
As a writer he wrote special material for Night of One Hundred Stars, produced at Radio City Music Hall, New York City in 1982, and also (with Marvin Hamlisch, Christopher Adler, and Larry Grossman) Shirley MacLaine on Broadway, produced at Gershwin Theatre, New York City in 1984.
Kohan met his wife Rhea Arnold when she was working in Lake George, New York. They married on July 17, 1962 and they have three children together: Jono, David Kohan (who are twins), and Jenji Kohan. As Rhea Kohan, his wife has published the novels Save Me a Seat (Harper & Row, 1979) and Hand-Me-Downs (Random House, 1980).
He and his children David and Jenji have all won Emmys, making them one of just twelve families with parents and children who have won.