Richard Gurman holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of California at Berkeley. Richard worked in Hollywood for over thirty-five years writing, producing, and showrunning such popular TV shows as Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Mork & Mindy, Diff’rent Strokes, Facts of Life, Married… With Children, and Still Standing. In 2017, he produced the documentary film This Is Bob Hope for the PBS series American Masters, and in 2020, along with director John Scheinfeld, he executive produced the documentary The Happy Days of Garry Marshall for ABC.