Russell Morash

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Russell Morash (born February 11, 1936) is an American television producer and director. Morash's many television programs produced through WGBH and airing on PBS.

Early life[edit]

Morash is a native of Lexington, Massachusetts. Morash's father was a builder.[1]


In 1957, Morash graduated from the Boston University College of Fine Arts.[2]


Morash started his entertainment career as a cameraman for WGBH. In 1965, as a cameraman, Morash met Julia Child. Morash became a producer for Julia Child's cooking show.[1]

In television, Morash shows include This Old House, The Victory Garden, and The New Yankee Workshop. He also worked with Julia Child to produce The French Chef and other cooking programs, beginning in 1963.


  • 1955 MIT Science Reporter - Director, producer
  • 1962-1966 The French Chef - Director, producer

Personal life[edit]

Morash's wife is Marian Morash, a James Beard Award-winning chef who also appeared on Julia Child's cooking show, appeared on The Victory Garden and edited The Victory Garden Cookbook.[1] [3][2]


  1. ^ a b c "A DYI Legacy Interview with Famed Public Television Producer Russell Morash". December 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Russell and Marian Morash". March 15, 2011. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
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Preceded by
Monty Hall
Bob Stewart
Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Daytime Emmy Awards
Succeeded by
Betty White