January 12, 1930 |
Bruce Lansbury (born 12 January 1930) is an award-winning television producer. His career spanned over 30 years, from the 1960s to the 1990s, and included work on a number of popular American television series.
Born in London, Lansbury was the son of Belfast-born actress Moyna MacGill and Edgar Lansbury, a politician and businessman, and the grandson of former Labour Party leader George Lansbury. He is the younger brother of actress Angela Lansbury and the twin brother of theatre, film, and television producer Edgar Lansbury.
Lansbury served as producer of 69 episodes of The Wild Wild West, from 1966-1969, and 38 episodes of Mission: Impossible, from 1969-1972, an Among his work on other television series and TV movies, Lansbury served as producer of Wonder Woman, Knight Rider and executive producer for the sci fi series "The Fantastic Journey". His name appears in the closing credits of The Brady Bunch and Happy Days as "Vice President of Creative Affairs". Lansbury's most notable position was serving as producer of 88 episodes of Murder, She Wrote, starring his sister, Angela Lansbury. He was also a writer for 15 episodes of the show.