|Born||Harry Stephen Ackerman
November 17, 1912
Albany, New York, U.S.
|Died||February 3, 1991
Burbank, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Court of Liberty,
Gardens of Heritage,
From 1958 through 1974, under the command of Ackerman as Vice President of Production, Screen Gems delivered the classic sitcoms: Father Knows Best, Bachelor Father, Dennis the Menace, The Donna Reed Show, Hazel, Gidget, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, The Flying Nun, The Monkees, and The Partridge Family.
The Harry Ackerman Collection of personal papers was donated to the Dartmouth College Library in 1994 as a gift from Ackerman's widow, actress Elinor Donahue. Harry Ackerman, a Class of 1935 graduate, was one of the most prolific producers in the history of television, having created or co-created and produced a total of twenty-one television series, seven of which were on the air simultaneously.
- "Ackerman, Harry S.". Who Was Who in America, with World Notables, v. 10: 1989-1993. New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who. 1993. p. 2. ISBN 0837902207.
- Obituary Variety, February 11, 1991.
- Harry Ackerman at the Internet Movie Database
- Ackerman bio/collection info from Dartmouth College
- Harry Ackerman in the Hollywood Walk of Fame Directory