Lloyd Gold

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Lloyd "Lucky" Gold (born September 6, 1950) is an American screen writer and playwright.

Gold’s plays have been produced at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, the Seattle Repertory Theatre, the McCarter Theater and others. He wrote numerous film scripts for Miramax and was script doctor on Marvin's Room and Shakespeare in Love. He is co-creator of the PBS American Mystery Series, produced by Robert Redford and Rebecca Eaton. Gold has written both series and long form for television including USA Network's Stealing Christmas. He is the recipient of an NEA grant, 3 Emmys and 2 WGA Awards.

Positions held[edit]

All My Children

  • Breakdown Writer: May 19, 2011 - September 23, 2011

Another World

  • Script Writer: 1982 - 1985

As the World Turns (hired by Jean Passanante)

  • Co-Head Writer: June 7, 2010 - September 17, 2010
  • Breakdown Writer: October 6, 2009 - June 4, 2010

Guiding Light

  • Co-Head Writer: July 2001 - November 2002; August 22, 2008 - September 18, 2009
  • Script Writer: July 24, 2007 - February 29, 2008; April 14, 2008 - August 21, 2008
  • Breakdown Writer: November 2002 - July 23, 2007

One Life to Live

  • Script Writer: 1985 - 1997

The Young and the Restless

  • Breakdown Writer: January 9, 2014 - present

Awards and nominations[edit]

Daytime Emmy Award

  • Win, 2007, Best Writing, Guiding Light
  • Nomination, 2003 & 2005, Best Writing, Guiding Light
  • Nomination, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1996, Best Writing, One Life to Live
  • Win, 1987 & 1994, Best Writing, One Life to Live
  • Nomination, 1985, Best Writing, Another World

Writers Guild of America Award

  • Nomination, 2002 & 2006, Best Writing, Guiding Light
  • Win, 2004, Best Writing, Guiding Light
  • Nomination, 1986 & 1994, Best Writing, One Life to Live
  • Win, 1992, Best Writing, One Life to Live
Preceded by
Claire Labine
Head Writer of Guiding Light
2001 – 2002
Succeeded by
Millee Taggart

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