Heide Perlman

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Heide Perlman
Heide Paula Perlman

(1951-09-22) September 22, 1951 (age 67)
OccupationTelevision producer, television writer
Years active1982-present
RelativesRhea Perlman (sister)
Danny DeVito (brother-in-law)

Heide Paula Perlman (born September 22, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York) is best known for her work as a television script writer. Perlman began work as a writer on the sitcom Cheers from 1982 through 1986; since then she has worked as a writer, producer and/or story editor on The Tracey Ullman Show, Frasier, The George Carlin Show, Stacked, The Bill Engvall Show and others.[1] She has won two Primetime Emmy Awards and has been nominated for eight others.[2]

She is the younger sister of Cheers actress Rhea Perlman.


  1. ^ "Heide Perlman - Yahoo! TV". Tv.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
  2. ^ "Primetime Emmy Awards and Nominations for Heide Perlman". Primetime Emmy® Award Database. Retrieved November 14, 2011.

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