Mon, 02/26/2024

Remembering Dan Wilcox

Dan Wilcox

We’re sad to learn that writer Dan Wilcox has passed away at the age of 82. Wilcox began his television writing career on Captain Kangaroo, before going on to write for Sesame Street, Fernwood 2 Night, Newhart, The Jeff Foxworthy Show, and more. Along with his writing partner, Thad Mumford, he wrote for That’s My Mama, Roots: The Next Generations, and M*A*S*H.

Below are some selections from his 2016 interview:

On his writing process:

On his proudest career achievement:

On how he would like to be remembered:

Watch Dan Wilcox’s full interview and read his obituary in The Hollywood Reporter.