Bernie Kahn, screenwriter for ‘The Sorceress’ and ‘The Super Friends’, dies at 90

According to Deadline, writer and television producer Bernie Kahn died on April 21 at the age of 90.

So far, the cause of death has not been officially revealed.

Known for writing scripts for renowned classic series, such as “The Witch” and “The Addams Family”, the veteran was admitted to Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital.

The organization, which provides assistance and care to people in the film and television industries, is located in Woodland Hills, California, United States.

Born in Brooklyn on April 26, 1930, Kahn began his career with the company in the late 1950s, working on NBC’s Monitor Radio.

In the early 1960s, he began to occupy one of the coveted seats on the comedy show “Bob & Ray”, a fever among American listeners.

It was from there that Kahn was invited to work on some of the most well-known American television shows of the time.

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Twice nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award, Kahn wrote 15 episodes of “ The Sorceress, ” starring Elizabeth Montgomery between 1967 and 1972.

He has also contributed to the retro animation “Os Super Amigos” since its inception in 1973, writing the first 16 episodes.

For those who don’t know, “The Super Friends” brought the heroes Batman, Robin, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Superman and other DC Comics characters together on television for the first time.

The success was so great that it gave rise to the idea of ​​adapting the “Justice League” to a cartoon in the following years.

Among his other works, Kahn is also remembered for the scripts of the series “My Marciano Favorite” (1963-1966), “The Brady Family” (1969-1974) and “Room 222” (1969-1974).

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