|TV producer/screenwriter and playwright|
|Appeared on/Involved with:||M*A*S*H (TV series)|
|2 episodes in Seasons 1 & 2|
Jerry, in addition to M*A*S*H, has alos written scripts for such popular TV series as, the at the time of its premiere, enormously popular but short lived CBS-TV sitcom Bridget Loves Bernie which co-starred then married actors David and Meredith Baxter Birney, Bewitched, and then later its 1977 ABC spinoff Tabitha for which he also served as executive producer, All in the Family, The Bob Newhart Show, Mary Tyler Moore, Punky Brewster and The Facts of Life, for which also produced/co-produced 52 episodes, as well as the made-for-TV film The Facts of Life Goes to Paris.
In addition to his long TV writing/producing career, Jerry has written eight plays, soon to be nine, including A Love Affair, Killjoy, Two Across, Black & Bluestein, and the musical Falling in Love Again. All but one are published. Every play got its start at Santa Monica Playhouse, which is, he says, “thank God, only 12 minutes from my house.”
- Jerry Mayer at the Internet Movie Database