|Birthname:||Jerome D. Perzigian|
|Born:||March 24, 1951|
|Birthplace:||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|TV screenwriter, producer, comedy writer, workshop director|
|Series involved with:||The Jeffersons|
|Job on series||Associate/Supervising producer (73 episodes) |
Writer, 30 episodes
Jerry Perzigian (born March 24, 1951) was involed with a total of 73 episodes of The Jeffersons TV series either as an associate producer, as well as a total of 30 as an episode writer, with creative partner Don Siegel.
With 35 years of Hollywood experience, Jerry, who was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. has been a showrunner, writer, and producer on some of the most successful half-hour sitcoms in television history, which include Sanford and Son, The Golden Girls, Frasier, The Nanny, Married... with Children, and Malcom & Eddie. Perzigian was nominated for three Emmys and won one Emmy in 2004. Jerry also served as the producer of the Fox Sports Net series The Best Damn Sports Show which was co-hosted by former MLB player John Kruk, former NBA star center John Salley and Chris Rose.
Jerry currently teaches comedy script writing at The Television Comedy Workshop at Jacob Krueger Studio in NYC. Jerry has previously taught television-writing at The University of Chicago as a Visiting Professor three separate academic years. In 2010, he was dispatched by Sony Pictures Television to Moscow to supervise production of the Russian version of Married…with Children for a network there.