Aaron Ruben (I) (1914–2010)

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
The Andy Griffith Show (1960-1968) | Sanford and Son (1972-1974) | Gomer Pyle: USMC (1964-1969)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Aaron Rubin
BORN 
Mar 1, 1914 (died Jan 30, 2010)

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Past Film & Video (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (28 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for MatlockMatlock (TV Series) Creative Consultant ( 41 episodes, 1990–1992 )  Less 1990–1992 41
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  • Primary photo for Piece of CakePiece of Cake (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for American Film Institute Comedy SpecialAmerican Film Institute Comedy Special (TV Special) Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Too Close for ComfortToo Close for Comfort (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 5 episodes, 1985–1987 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985–1987 6
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  • Primary photo for Teachers OnlyTeachers Only (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 21 episodes, 1982–1983 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982–1983 21
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  • Primary photo for Wendy Hooper, U.S. ArmyWendy Hooper, U.S. Army (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Stockard Channing ShowThe Stockard Channing Show (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 3 episodes, 1980 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1980 )  Less 1980 5
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  • Primary photo for CPO SharkeyCPO Sharkey (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 37 episodes, 1976–1978 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 14 episodes, 1976–1978 ) , Writer ( 11 episodes, 1976–1978 ) , Executive Producer ( 3 episodes, 1977 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976–1978 37
    • The Used Car Caper (Apr 28, 1978) Writer (created by)  Less
    • The Even Couple (Apr 21, 1978) Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Fear of Flying (Apr 14, 1978) Writer (created by), Writer (teleplay)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Great DayGreat Day (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Charo and the SergeantCharo and the Sergeant (TV Movie) Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Grandpa MaxGrandpa Max (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Sanford and SonSanford and Son (TV Series) Producer ( 62 episodes, 1972–1974 ) , Story Consultant ( 44 episodes, 1972–1974 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 18 episodes, 1972–1974 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 1972–1974 )  Less 1972–1974 62
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  • Primary photo for Cat BallouCat Ballou (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The New Andy Griffith ShowThe New Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for HeadmasterHeadmaster (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 13 episodes, 1970 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 13
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  • Primary photo for Gomer Pyle: USMCGomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 150 episodes, 1964–1969 ) , Executive Producer ( 150 episodes, 1964–1969 ) , Writer ( 9 episodes, 1964–1969 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Richard O. Linke ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1964–1969 150
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  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith ShowThe Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 249 episodes, 1960–1968 ) , Producer ( 159 episodes, 1960–1965 ) , Story Consultant ( 124 episodes, 1960–1964 ) , Writer ( 7 episodes, 1962–1968 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1960–1968 249
    • Mayberry R.F.D. (Apr 1, 1968) Writer (created by) (uncredited)  Less
    • A Girl for Goober (Mar 25, 1968) Writer (created by) (uncredited)  Less
    • Opie and Mike (Mar 18, 1968) Writer (created by) (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Don Knotts SpecialThe Don Knotts Special (TV Special) Producer, Writer  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Salute to Stan LaurelSalute to Stan Laurel (TV Special) Writer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Jim Nabors ShowThe Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Jim Nabors Show (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for A Child's Guide to ScreenwritingA Child's Guide to Screenwriting (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for New Comedy ShowcaseNew Comedy Showcase (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1960 )  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Phil Silvers ShowThe Phil Silvers Show (TV Series) Director ( 31 episodes, 1958–1959 ) , Staged By ( 24 episodes, 1956–1958 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1957 ) , Lieutenant Ruben ( 1 episode, 1956 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1956 ) , Writer (story by) ( 1 episode, 1956 )  Less 1956–1959 57
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  • Primary photo for Keep in StepKeep in Step (TV Movie) Director  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The Phil Silvers Pontiac Special: Keep in StepThe Phil Silvers Pontiac Special: Keep in Step (TV Special) Director  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for Caesar's HourCaesar's Hour (TV Series) Writer ( 5 episodes, 1954–1957 )  Less 1954–1957 5
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  • Primary photo for Salute to BaseballSalute to Baseball (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1956
  • Primary photo for Texaco Star Theatre Starring Milton BerleTexaco Star Theatre Starring Milton Berle (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 1953 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 1953–1954 )  Less 1953–1954 8
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Self (5 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for TV Land MogulsTV Land Moguls (TV Mini-series) Self ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Inside TV Land: The Andy Griffith ShowInside TV Land: The Andy Griffith Show (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Caesar's WritersCaesar's Writers (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Andy Griffith Show ReunionAndy Griffith Show Reunion (TV Special) Himself  Less 1993
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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