|Born||Christopher Robert Hayward
June 19, 1925
Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||November 20, 2006
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Television writer and producer|
|Known for||Co-creator, with Allan Burns, of the 1960s television shows The Munsters and My Mother the Car, and the creator of Dudley Do-Right|
Christopher Robert "Chris" Hayward (June 19, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American television writer and producer. He was the co-creator, with Allan Burns, of the television shows The Munsters (1964) and My Mother the Car (1965), and the creator of Dudley Do-Right.
Born in Bayonne, New Jersey, Hayward was a writer for the 1957-1958 color edition of Crusader Rabbit (as "Chris Bob Hayward"), The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Alice, Barney Miller, Get Smart, 77 Sunset Strip, Fractured Flickers, and The Governor & J.J.
- "Animation Writer Hayward Passes at 81". Variety. 7 December 2006. ISSN 0042-2738.
- "Chris Hayward Awards & Nominations". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
- Fox, Margalit (19 December 2006). "Chris Hayward, 81, TV Writer and a Creator of 'Munsters,' Is Dead". The New York Times.