David Kohan

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David Kohan
David Sanford Kohan

(1964-04-16) April 16, 1964 (age 57)
Alma materWesleyan University (1986)
OccupationTelevision producer, writer
Spouse(s)Blair Kohan
Parent(s)Buz Kohan
Rhea Kohan
RelativesJenji Kohan (sister)
Christopher Noxon (brother-in-law)

David Sanford Kohan (born April 16, 1964) is an American television producer and writer.[1] After writing for The Wonder Years and The Dennis Miller Show, Kohan co-created and produced Will & Grace, Boston Common, Good Morning, Miami, Twins and Four Kings with Max Mutchnick. Kohan has won an Emmy and a People's Choice Award. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award. He and his business partner Max Mutchnick worked on a half-hour comedy series for CBS called Partners.


Kohan was born to a Jewish family in New York City and graduated from Wesleyan University in 1986.[2][3][4] He is the son of writer Buz Kohan and novelist Rhea Kohan and the brother of writer/producer Jenji Kohan. He also has a twin brother, Jono.

Kohan and Mutchnik formed a name with their two last names: KoMut, which would be the name of the company they own, making Will & Grace, $#*! My Dad Says and Partners. In 1999, it signed a deal with Warner Bros. Television.[5]

He is married to Blair Kohan, a partner and motion picture agent at UTA. He has two daughters (one daughter from a previous marriage)[6][7][8]


Year Title Writer Executive producer Notes Network
1993–1994 Good Advice Yes No CBS
1995–1996 The Single Guy No No Co-producer NBC
1996–1997 Boston Common No Yes
Will & Grace Yes Yes Writers of 23 episodes
2002–2003 Good Morning, Miami Yes Yes Writers of 3 episodes
Director of 1 episode
2004 The Stones Yes Yes CBS
2005–2006 Twins Yes Yes The WB
2006 Four Kings Yes Yes NBC
2010–2011 $h*! My Dad Says Yes Yes CBS
2012–2013 Partners Yes Yes
2015 Clipped Yes Yes Writers of 8 episodes TBS
TBA Wilde Things[9] Yes Yes CBS


  1. ^ Hale, Mike (September 23, 2012). "Kind of Like 'Will & Grace,' but Both Guys This Time". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Stated in interview on Inside the Actors Studio
  3. ^ "NOTABLE ALUMNI". Wesleyan University. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  4. ^ Bloom, Nate (June 10, 2015). "Jews in the News: Ahmed Zayat, Eric Balfour and Ashley Tisdale". Jewish Federation of Tampa.
  5. ^ Hontz, Jenny (February 17, 1999). "WB's Roth signs up 'W&G' co-creators". Variety. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  6. ^ "Women in Entertainment 2010 – Power 100 List". The Hollywood Reporter. December 7, 2010. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  7. ^ "Sklarbro County 37". Earwolf. February 5, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  8. ^ "THR's Women in Entertainment 2011: Power 100". The Hollywood Reporter. December 7, 2011. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (September 1, 2020). "Stephanie Koenig Joins CBS Comedy Pilot 'The Big Bad Wolfes' From 'Will & Grace' Creators". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 2, 2020.

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