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Michael Jacobs

Biography

Known for his focus on such well-known tv series as Charles in control and Boy Fits World, this producer and screenwriter gained an Academy Award nomination for his production focus on the 1994 film Quiz Display. Also a playwright, he penned Impressionism, which opened up on Broadway in ’09 2009, using a ensemble that included Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen. His early play, Cheaters, premiered in Florida in 1977 before shifting to Broadway in 1978, when he was simply twenty-two years of age. He had written theme songs for many of his tv series, including My Two Fathers as well as the Torkelsons. He was created in New Brunswick, NJ. He later elevated a son called Daniel. His Disney Route situation comedy, Young lady Meets Globe, starring child celebrity Rowan Blanchard, debuted in 2014.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth June 28, 1955
Place Of Birth New Brunswick, NJ
Profession TV Producer
Nationality American
Children Daniel Jacobs
Nominations Academy Award for Best Picture, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program, BAFTA Award for Best Film, Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, WGA Award for Best Children's - Episodic & Specials - Television
Movies The Secret Laughter of Women, Quiz Show, Ring of Fire, Driven to Kill
TV Shows Girl Meets World, Boy Meets World, Dinosaurs, My Two Dads, Charles in Charge, Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane, Maybe This Time, Where I Live, Lost at Home, Singer & Sons, Together We Stand, Misery Loves Company, You Wish, No Soap, Radio, Beyond the Break, See Dad Run
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#Fact
1His television shows have appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and The WB television networks.
2His real life son, Daniel Jacobs, has appeared in his sitcom, Boy Meets World (1993).


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Girl Meets WorldTV Series created by - 69 episodes, 2014 - 2017 written by - 13 episodes, 2014 - 2017 creator - 1 episode, 2015
Lost at HomeTV Series created by - 8 episodes, 2003 written by - 1 episode, 2003
Wild Grizzly2000TV Movie story - as Michael D. Jacobs
Boy Meets WorldTV Series created by - 158 episodes, 1993 - 2000 writer - 1 episode, 1996
You Wish1997-1998TV Series created by - 13 episodes
Maybe This TimeTV Series creator - 18 episodes, 1995 - 1996 created by - 1 episode, 1995
Misery Loves CompanyTV Series created by - 8 episodes, 1995 writer - 1 episode, 1995
DinosaursTV Series created by - 65 episodes, 1991 - 1994 written by - 2 episodes, 1991
Almost Home1993TV Series 1 episode
Where I Live1993TV Series created by - 21 episodes
Charles in ChargeTV Series created by - 125 episodes, 1984 - 1990 written by - 8 episodes, 1984 - 1987 teleplay - 1 episode, 1985
My Two DadsTV Series created by - 60 episodes, 1987 - 1990 written by - 6 episodes, 1987 - 1989
Cheaters1980TV Movie

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Girl Meets World2014-2016TV Series executive producer - 61 episodes
Lost at Home2003TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Untitled Sisqo Project2001TV Movie executive producer
Boy Meets World1993-2000TV Series executive producer - 158 episodes
Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane1999TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
You Wish1997TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Misery Loves Company1995TV Series executive producer
Maybe This Time1995TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Quiz Show1994producer
Dinosaurs1991-1994TV Series executive producer - 10 episodes
Where I Live1993TV Series executive producer - 14 episodes
The Sinbad Show1993TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Almost Home1993TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
The Torkelsons1991-1992TV Series executive producer - 20 episodes
My Two Dads1987-1990TV Series executive producer - 60 episodes
Charles in ChargeTV Series co-executive producer - 52 episodes, 1987 - 1988 producer - 22 episodes, 1984 - 1985

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Almost Home1993TV Series composer - 1 episode
My Two Dads1987-1990TV Series composer - 21 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series writer - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane1999TV Series executive consultant
My Two Dads1987TV Series main title - 1 episode

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Two Dads1989TV Series 1 episode

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Children's ProgramGirl Meets World (2014)· Frank Pace (co-executive producer)
· Matthew Nelson (co-executive producer)
· Mark Blutman (co-executive producer)
· Jeff Menell (co-executive producer)
· Randi Barnes (produced by)
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Children's ProgramGirl Meets World (2014)· Frank Pace (co-executive producer)
· Mark Blutman (co-executive producer)
· Jeff Menell (co-executive producer)
· Matthew Nelson (co-executive producer)
1995OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureQuiz Show (1994)· Julian Krainin
· Michael Nozik
· Robert Redford
1995BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest FilmQuiz Show (1994)· Julian Krainin
· Michael Nozik
· Robert Redford


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#Quote
1I don't see anything on television right now that is speaking to the audience I have always spoken to and care very much about.


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