Jay Tarses

Actor · Writer · Creator
IVA Star Rating : 62
Michael Jay Tarses is an American television comedy writer, producer, and occasional actor. He created and produced The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd and The Slap Maxwell Story, co-created Buffalo Bill, and was an executive producer for The Bob Newhart Show. His daughter is Jamie Tarses, former ABC Entertainment chief and current partner in the Pariah production company.

Michael Jay Tarses is an American television comedy writer, producer, and occasional actor. He created and produced The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd and The Slap Maxwell Story, co-created Buffalo Bill, and was an executive producer for The Bob Newhart Show. His daughter is Jamie Tarses, former ABC Entertainment chief and current partner in the Pariah production company.

Born

Monday, 03 July 1939

Actor Filmography

Franklin & Bash Judge Christopher Regan 2011
My Boys Jack Brisco, Jack Briscoe 2006
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Nick Donatello, Gary 1987
Teen Wolf Coach Finstock / Coach Bobby Finstock 1985
The Duck Factory Marty Fenneman 1984
St. Elsewhere Chuck Brechman 1982
Family Ties Ron Davis 1982
Open All Night Officer Steve 1981
The Great Muppet Caper Air Steward 1981
Lou Grant Peters 1977
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Franklin & Bash Judge Christopher Regan 2011
My Boys Jack Brisco, Jack Briscoe 2006
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Nick Donatello, Gary 1987
Teen Wolf Coach Finstock / Coach Bobby Finstock 1985
The Duck Factory Marty Fenneman 1984
St. Elsewhere Chuck Brechman 1982
Family Ties Ron Davis 1982
Open All Night Officer Steve 1981
The Great Muppet Caper Air Steward 1981
Lou Grant Peters 1977
Rhoda Business Man 1974
The Bob Newhart Show Waiter 1972
Make Your Own Kind of Music! Himself 1971
The David Frost Show Self 1969
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Self 1969
Away We Go Self - Guest 1967
The Hollywood Palace Self 1964
The Mike Douglas Show Himself (as Patchett and Tarses) 1961

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1991 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1991 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1988 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1987 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1977 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1974 Emmy Best Writing in Variety or Music Nominated
1973 Emmy Outstanding Writing Achievement in Variety or Music Won
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