Buz Kohan

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Buz Kohan
Born Alan "Buz" Kohan
(1933-08-09) August 9, 1933 (age 80)
New York City, United States
Occupation Television writer, record producer, composer, screenwriter
Spouse(s) Rhea Arnold (1962–present)
Children Jono Kohan
David Kohan
Jenji Kohan
Parents Charles Kohan
May Kohan

Alan "Buz" Kohan (born August 9, 1933) is a writer, producer and composer.[1]


He was born New York City. He is the son of Charles and May Kohan. He married Rhea Arnold on July 17, 1962 and they have three children together: Jono, David Kohan (who are twins), and Jenji Kohan.

As a television producer, he produced many television specials, including Bing Crosby's Christmas Show (1970), Perry Como's Winter Show (1971), The Arthur Godfrey Special (1972), The Keane Brothers Show, Gene Kelly: An American in Pasadena (1978), and Shirley MacLaine: Illusions (1982).

As a writer he wrote special material for Night of One Hundred Stars, produced at Radio City Music Hall, New York City in 1982, and also (with Marvin Hamlisch, Christopher Adler, and Larry Grossman) Shirley MacLaine on Broadway, produced at Gershwin Theatre, New York City in 1984.

He and his children David and Jenji have all won Emmys, making them one of just twelve families with parents and children who have won.[citation needed]


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