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LTJG William “Bill” Froug

LTJG William “Bill” Froug

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 25 Aug 2013 (aged 91)
Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: His body was cremated and the U.S. Navy scattered his remains in the Pacific Ocean.
Memorial ID 116119136 · View Source
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American television writer and producer. Emmy-Award winner in 1959, he was lately selected as one of the Emmy Legends of Television by the Archive of American Television. His producing credits include the series The Twilight Zone, Gilligan's Island, and Bewitched. In addition he wrote teleplays for The Dick Powell Show, Charlie's Angels, and The New Twilight Zone. Froug founded the writing program at UCLA film school, and finished his teaching career with screenwriting workshops from 1994-1995 at Florida State University's film conservatory. He graduated at Journalism School of the Missouri University before enlisting in the U.S. Navy where served as a LTJG before taking command of the sub chaser, the USS PC 800, stationed at Pearl Harbor. He wrote numerous books on screenwriting, including "How I Escaped from Gilligan's Island: Adventures of a Hollywood Writer-Producer". Froug died at the age of 91 of natural causes.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Lucy & Chris
  • Added: 27 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 116119136
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTJG William “Bill” Froug (26 May 1922–25 Aug 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 116119136, ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a His body was cremated and the U.S. Navy scattered his remains in the Pacific Ocean..