Linda Gottlieb is an American television writer and film producer.
Early life and education
Examples of projects she has worked on include:
- Limbo (1972), film starring Kate Jackson
- The Immigrant Experience: The Long Long Journey (1972)
- The Fur Coat Club (1973), film short
- Summer of My German Soldier (1978), made-for-TV movie
- The Mating Season (1980)
- We're Fighting Back (1981), TV movie
- The Electric Grandmother (January 17, 1982), a television movie that originally aired on NBC as a 60-minute "Peacock Project" special
- Dirty Dancing (1987)
- Citizen Cohn (1992) cable TV film
- The Gentleman Bandit (2002)
- Soldier's Girl (2003)
Television episodes, series, and specials
- 13 Bourbon Street (1997), TV pilot
- ABC Afterschool Specials[which?]
- ABC Weekend Specials[which?]
- NBC Special Treat[which?]
- One Life to Live (Executive Producer: 1991-1994); replaced Paul Rauch; hired Michael Malone and Josh Griffith. Entertainment Weekly wrote: "OLTL (circa late 1991–1994) was airing some of the most literate drama ever to hit daytime—too good to be called 'soap opera.'"
- SoapLine, a TV series characterized as "a joint production of ABC News and ABC Daytime to bring viewers storyline updates, special features and interviews during breaks in live, pre-emptive coverage of the O. J. Simpson trial"
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Gottlieb has worked with Chris Columbus,[clarification needed] John Guare,[clarification needed]John Hershfield,[clarification needed] Len Jenkins,[clarification needed] Marsha Norman,[clarification needed] and Frank Pierson.[clarification needed]
Awards and nominations
Gottlieb has been nominated for 5 Daytime Emmy Awards, Outstanding Children's Anthology/Dramatic Programming (1980), and Outstanding Children's Entertainment Special (1977 & 1979), for three Emmy Awards (1979, 1982 & 1993), and for an Independent Spirit Award (1988) and a Peabody Award.
- "Getting Married: Linda Gottlieb - TV and Film Producer - Is Wed". The New York Times. October 7, 1991.