Linda Gottlieb

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Linda Gottlieb is an American writer/television and film producer.

Career and credits[edit]

Gottlieb graduated from Columbia University and Wellesley College. She is an Adjunct Professor (Master Class in Screenwriting: One on One with a Producer) at Tisch School of the Arts.

Soldier's Girl, "SoapLine" (a joint production of ABC News and ABC Daytime to bring viewers storyline updates, special features and interviews during breaks in live, pre-emptive coverage of the O. J. Simpson trial), Citizen Cohn, One Life to Live (Executive Producer: 1991-1994); replaced Paul Rauch; hired Michael Malone and Josh Griffith, Dirty Dancing, The Electric Grandmother, The Gentleman Bandit, We're Fighting Back, ABC Afterschool Specials, The Mating Season, ABC Weekend Specials, NBC Special Treat, Summer of My German Soldier, The Fur Coat Club, Limbo (starring Kate Jackson), 13 Bourbon Street (TV pilot), and The Immigrant Experience: The Long Long Journey.

Gottlieb has worked with Chris Columbus, Marsha Norman, John Guare, Frank Pierson, John Hershfield and Len Jenkins.

Entertainment Weekly wrote: "OLTL (circa late 1991–1994) was airing some of the most literate drama ever to hit daytime—too good to be called 'soap opera.'"

Personal life[edit]

Gottlieb was married to Paul Gottlieb; she re-married in 1991. Her children are Nicholas Gottlieb and Andrew Gottlieb.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Gottlieb has been nominated for 5 Daytime Emmy Awards, Outstanding Children's Anthology/Dramatic Programming (1980), Outstanding Children's Entertainment Special (1977 & 1979). She's been nominated for 3 Emmy Awards (1979, 1982 & 1993) and single Independent Spirit Award (1988) and Peabody Award.

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