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Marc Cherry

Marc Cherry (born March 23, 1962) is an American writer and producer, best known for creating the show Desperate Housewives. Cherry is currently developing a new series Devious Maids. Marc Cherry was born in Long Beach and lived briefly in Oklahoma. His father was an accountant which required the family to relocate to California. After graduating from Troy High School in Fullerton, California, Cherry graduated from California State University, Fullerton's theater program and initially considered a career in performance. After winning $15,000 as a contestant on The $100,000 Pyramid in 1986, he decided to move to Hollywood and pursue writing work. His move came at a bad time; the 1988 writer's strike hit as soon as Cherry arrived. Cherry broke into the industry by working as Designing Women star Dixie Carter's personal assistant. In 1990, he became a writer and producer for the long-running hit sitcom The Golden Girls. Cherry wrote for the show, and its short lived spinoff The Golden Palace. When those shows concluded, Cherry co-created The 5 Mrs. Buchanans. The concept of the show centered around the matriarch of the family (played by Eileen Heckart) and the wives of her four sons.

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Nicollette Sheridan -- 'Desperate Housewives' Retrial Called Off

Nicollette Sheridan
'Desperate Housewives' Retrial Called Off

Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit against Touchstone over her dismissal from "Desperate Housewives" was dealt a critical blow yesterday when an appeals court issued a ruling… READ MORE >

Nicollette Sheridan Gets Retrial in 'Desperate Housewives' Wrongful Termination Case

Nicollette Sheridan
Gets Retrial in 'Housewives' Wrongful Termination Case

Nicollette Sheridan will get another chance to prove she was wrongfully terminated from "Desperate Housewives" -- because a judge has decided to allow a retrial after the previous one ended with a… READ MORE >

- 947 days ago
Nicollette Sheridan -- Hung Jury in 'Desperate Housewives' Trial

Nicollette Sheridan
Hung Jury In 'Housewives' Trial

The judge has declared a mistrial in the Nicollette Sheridan vs. "Desperate Housewives" wrongful termination trial ... which means nobody wins ... and nobody loses ... but it looks like the stage… READ MORE >

- 977 days ago
Marc Cherry -- Off the Hook in 'Desperate Housewives' Lawsuit

Marc Cherry
Off the Hook In 'Housewives' Lawsuit

A crushing blow to Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination suit -- the judge just threw out the actress' battery claim against "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry ... meaning Cherry is… READ MORE >

- 983 days ago
New Witness in Nicollette Sheridan Trial May Be Smoking Gun

Nicollette Sheridan Trial
New Witness May Be Smoking Gun

A new witness has surfaced in the Nicollette Sheridan trial who could raise the specter of a cover-up.Nicollette's lawyers told the judge today ... they have a witness -- a low-level employee on… READ MORE >

- 984 days ago
Marc Cherry: No Hard Feelings Against Nicollette ... Really??

Marc Cherry:
No Hard Feelings Against Nicollette ... Really??

"Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry just fed the jury a spoonful of crap in his court battle with Nicollette Sheridan ... swearing he WASN'T ANGRY with Nicollette when she accused him of… READ MORE >

- 988 days ago
‘Desperate Housewives’ Writer Lori Kirkland Baker -- Marc Cherry Didn't Plan to Kill Nicollette's Character

'Housewives’ Writer
Marc Cherry Didn't Plan to Kill Nicollette's Character

Marc Cherry did not plan to kill off Nicollette Sheridan's character on "Desperate Housewives" until after he allegedly hit her ... at least as far as one writer could tell back when she worked on… READ MORE >

- 989 days ago
Nicollette Sheridan Targeted for Death by OJ

Nicollette Sheridan
Targeted for Death By OJ

Nicollette Sheridan's character on "Desperate Housewives" was set to die, long before Marc Cherry struck her ... and the code name for her demise was OJ.Marc Cherry testified today in the trial --… READ MORE >

- 989 days ago
Marc Cherry -- Yeah I Struck Nicollette Sheridan, BUT ....

Marc Cherry
Yeah, I Struck Nicollette, BUT ....

"Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry is asking the judge in the Nicollette Sheridan case to let his lawyers impeach the fired actress on grounds she has been inconsistent in her story that… READ MORE >

- 991 days ago
'Desperate Housewives' Square Off Against Nicollette Sheridan

Sheridan vs. Cherry
All 'Housewives' Are Witnesses

Marc Cherry is not Nicollette Sheridan's only adversary in her trial -- her former co-stars are poised to destroy her case, because they're all set to testify for the defense.TMZ has obtained the… READ MORE >

- 997 days ago

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