Glen A. Larson

About Glen A. Larson

Who is it?: Writer, Producer, Music Department
Birth Day: January 3, 1937
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, USA
Birth Name: Glen Albert Larson

Glen A. Larson

Born on January 3, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, Glen A. Larson was the man behind some of the world's best-known...
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As per our current Database, Glen A. Larson has been died on 14 November, 2014 at Santa Monica, California, USA.

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When Glen A. Larson die, Glen A. Larson was 77 years old.

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Occupation Writer
Age 77 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born January 3, 1937 (Long Beach, California, USA)
Birthday January 3
Town/City Long Beach, California, USA
Nationality USA

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Glen A. Larson’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Glen A. Larson was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

Born on January 3, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, Glen A. Larson was the man behind some of the world's best-known prime-time television series. His highly successful productions (successful both financially and popularly, less often critically) include Knight Rider (1982), The Fall Guy (1981), Magnum, P.

I. (1980), Battlestar Galactica (1978), and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979). The hallmark of Larson's style is family entertainment. Always humorous with the firmly tongue-in-cheek, his series are textbook examples of the genre for any would-be prime-time producer: simple storylines, likable, charismatic lead characters combined with very little violence, no bad language and well-crafted "motif"-laced soundtracks.

People like Larson's series because they are fun and relaxing and a wonderful escape from the real world. Glen A. Larson died at age 77 from esophageal cancer in his home in Santa Monica, California on November 14, 2014.


  • Jeannie Marie Pledger (3 May 2009 - 14 November 2014) ( his death)
  • Janet Prescott (29 August 1982 - 24 December 2008) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
  • Carol Jean Gourley (16 June 1961 - 6 May 1982) ( divorced) ( 7 children)

Glen A. Larson Movies

  • McCloud (1970-1977) as Writer
  • Battlestar Galactica (1978-1979) as Writer
  • Magnum, P.I. (1980-1988) as Writer
  • Quincy M.E. (1976-1983) as Writer

Important Facts about Glen A. Larson

Wholesome family entertainment often revolving around technology.

In-movie business jokes and references

Famed sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison once referred to him as "Glen Larceny" because of his notorious reputation for stealing ideas from films and other series. Most of Larson's television productions are copycat versions of successful feature films (e.g. - Battlestar Galactica (1978) from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), The Fall Guy (1981) from Hooper (1978), Automan (1983) from TRON (1982), B.J. and the Bear (1978) from Every Which Way but Loose (1978), Alias Smith and Jones (1971) from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), etc.).

Often copies ideas from feature films and makes small screen versions of them.

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