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 Madelyn <I>Pugh</I> Davis

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Madelyn Pugh Davis

  • Birth 15 Mar 1921 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 20 Apr 2011 Bel Air, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Chapel columbarium
  • Memorial ID 68705839

Screenwriter. She is best known for her collaboration with Bob Carroll, Jr. on the classic TV series "I Love Lucy". She was the editor of her high school newspaper and graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Journalism in 1942 before initiating her career writing spots with WIRE Radio. This was followed by her moving to California where she found jobs in radio with CBS and NBC. While a staff writer at CBS, she met Carroll with whom would form one of the most successful writing partnerships in TV history as they worked together for 50-years. They contributed stories for the radio program "My Favorite Husband" starring Lucille Ball, which evolved into the television series "I Love Lucy". Among the other programs they wrote for include "The Mothers-In-Law", "The Paul Lynde Show","Here's Lucy" and "Sanford and Son". She was formerly married to TV producer Quinn Martin.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 21 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68705839
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Madelyn Pugh Davis (15 Mar 1921–20 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68705839, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .