Lloyd Turner

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Birth Name: Lloyd Turner
Born: 1924
Death Place: Shady Cove, Oregon, USA
Died: 11/11/1992

Shifting to TV, Turner collaborated with producer-animator Jay Ward in 1949 to create "Crusader Rabbit", the first TV cartoon series. He moved on to write and direct "Time for Beany" (1950), a puppet show about a boy and his sea serpent that formed the basis for the subsequent "Beany and Cecil" cartoon series. Turner rejoined Jay Ward and Bill Scott in 1959 to write for the seminal cartoon series "Rocky and His Friends" and its follow-up, "The Bullwinkle Show". Though the animation was limited, the scripting was clever, multi-layered (suitable for kids and parents alike) and satirical, earning enduring cult status for the show.

Turner segued to live-action writing with the popular James Bo... Continue Bio >>

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1979 Sheriff Lobo
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1970 All in the Family
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