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Nicholas Anthony Tony Geiss (November 16, 1924 - January 21, 2011) was an award-winning producer, scriptwriter, songwriter and author, known principally for his children's work.
Geiss was born in the Bronx to Alexander Geiss and Marjore Thirer. Geiss was a staff writer and songwriter for Sesame Street - he wrote Don't Eat the Pictures (1983) - and was a writer for The Land Before Time (1988) and the associated book. He was also a producer and writer for the Steven Spielberg film An American Tail (1986). Geiss died at the age of 86 on January 21, 2011.