The Emmy-winning creator of Family Ties, Gary David Goldberg, died Sunday after a long battle with brain cancer. He was 68.
Goldberg launched the NBC comedy series Family Ties in 1982. The show became a staple of NBC’s Thursday lineup for seven seasons.
He later reunited with Michael J. Fox on ABC’s Spin City, which he co-created with Bill Lawrence. Goldberg also created the semi-autobiographical series Brooklyn Bridge, which ran on CBS from 1991-1993.
Goldberg’s other TV credits including writer on The Bob Newhart Show, The Tony Randall Show and Lou Grant. He also directed the film Must Love Dogs.
Goldberg is survived by his wife and two daughters.