• Anne Beatts, groundbreaking comedy writer, dead at 74

    6 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    NEW YORK - Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking comedy writer who was on the original staff of “Saturday Night Live” and later created the cult sitcom “Square Pegs,” has died. She was 74.
    Beatts died Wednesday at her home in West Hollywood, California, according to her close friend Rona Kennedy. Kennedy, a film producer and a fellow faculty member at Chapman University, did not immediately know the cause of death.
    Starting in 1975, Beatts was among a team of gifted writers that included Rosie Shuster, Alan Zweibel, Marilyn Suzanne Miller and such cast members as Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase who...
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  • Anne Beatts, pioneering comic and original ‘SNL' writer, dead at 74

    Anne Beatts, pioneering comic and original ‘SNL' writer, dead at 74

    6 days ago - By Page Six

    Anne Beatts, an original writer for "Saturday Night Life" and creator of the sitcom "Square Pegs," has died at age 74.
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