January 21, 1955 |
||Television producer, screenwriter, film director
Jeffrey Alan "Jeff" Franklin is an American television producer, writer, and film director, best known as the creator of the long-running TV series Full House.
Along with Full House, Franklin also created Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, starring comedian Mark Curry. His other TV credits include both writing and production on shows such as Laverne & Shirley, Bosom Buddies, It's Garry Shandling's Show, and Malcolm & Eddie. He also wrote, produced and directed the first Olsen twins movie, To Grandmother's House We Go.
Franklin's most notable film writing credits include the teen comedies Just One of the Guys (1985) and Summer School (1987), starring Mark Harmon.