Gordon Bressack

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Gordon Bressack
Born(1951-05-28)28 May 1951
New York City, New York, US
Died30 August 2019(2019-08-30) (aged 68)
Los Angeles, California, US
Notable worksPinky and the Brain, Animaniacs
SpouseEllen Gerstell
ChildrenJames Cullen Bressack

Gordon Joseph Bressack (May 28, 1951 – August 30, 2019) was an American television writer who won Emmy Awards for Pinky and the Brain and Animaniacs.[1][2][3] He was the father of filmmaker James Cullen Bressack.[4]

Television credits[edit]

Series head writer denoted in bold.


  1. ^ Couch, Aaron (August 30, 2019). "Gordon Bressack, Emmy-Winning 'Pinky and the Brain' Writer, Dies at 68". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 1, 2019.
  2. ^ Haring, Bruce (August 31, 2019). "Gordon Bressack Dies: Writer For 'Pinky And The Brain' And Animaniacs' Was 68". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 5, 2023.
  3. ^ Nissen, Dano (August 31, 2019). "'Pinky and the Brain' Writer Gordon Bressack Dies at 68". Variety. Retrieved September 5, 2023.
  4. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. (August 31, 2019). "Gordon Bressack, Emmy-Winning Writer Known for 'Animaniacs' and 'Pinky and the Brain,' Dies at 68". TheWrap. Retrieved September 5, 2023.