David Campbell McFadzean
|Alma mater||University of Evansville|
|Occupation||Playwright, television producer, television writer|
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Wagner "Liz" McFadzean|
|Children||Meredith McFadzean Barnes and James "Court" McFadzean|
David McFadzean (born 1949) is an American television producer, television writer, film producer and playwright. He is best known for co-creating the 1990s sitcom Home Improvement along with Carmen Finestra and Matt Williams.
McFadzean began his career as a playwright in Chicago, later earning a Master's degree in theater at Illinois State University. He later moved to California where he was once the benefactor of the Christian-based Lamb's Players Theater Company in San Diego. While attending the University of Evansville in Indiana, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in theater, it was there he met Matt Williams. McFadzean would be the first person that Williams hired for the writing staff of the first season of the sitcom Roseanne. McFadzean and Williams together with Carmen Finestra formed the production company Wind Dancer Productions in 1989. They went on to create and produce Carol & Company, Thunder Alley, Buddies, Soul Man and their most successful creation, the sitcom Home Improvement starring Tim Allen.
McFadzean currently lives outside Los Angeles in La Canada Flintridge with his wife Elizabeth. He has two children, Meredith and Court. He is a Christian. He spends his summers at Epworth Heights in Lake Michigan and Chicago, Illinois watching the Chicago Cubs.