David Sanford Kohan
April 16, 1964
New York City, U.S.
|Alma mater||Wesleyan University (1986)|
|Occupation||Television producer, writer|
|Relatives||Jenji Kohan (sister)|
Christopher Noxon (brother-in-law)
David Sanford Kohan (born April 16, 1964) is an American television producer and writer. 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. 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, $#*! My Dad Says and Partners. In 1999, it signed a deal with Warner Bros. Television.
|1995–1996||The Single Guy||No||No||Co-producer||NBC|
|Will & Grace||Yes||Yes||Writers of 23 episodes|
|2002–2003||Good Morning, Miami||Yes||Yes||Writers of 3 episodes |
Director of 1 episode
|2010–2011||$h*! My Dad Says||Yes||Yes||CBS|
|2015||Clipped||Yes||Yes||Writers of 8 episodes||TBS|
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- Stated in interview on Inside the Actors Studio
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- "THR's Women in Entertainment 2011: Power 100". The Hollywood Reporter. December 7, 2011. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
- 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.