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Anne Beatts, groundbreaking comedy writer, dead at 74

Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking comedy writer who was on the original staff of “Saturday Night Live” and later created the cult sitcom “Square Pegs,” has died. She was 74.
Anne Beatts, groundbreaking comedy writer, dead at 74
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Anne Beatts Dies: Pioneering ‘Saturday Night Live’ Writer, ‘Square Pegs’ Creator Was 74

Anne Beatts, an original Saturday Night Live writer who created some of the show’s earliest breakthrough characters, most notably the nerdy high schoolers Todd and Lisa, died yesterday. Her death was announced in a tweet by SNL original cast member Laraine Newman. Additional details were not disclosed. Beatts, who also created the 1982 CBS sitcom […]

2 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Anne Beatts, one of the original comedy writers for 'Saturday Night Live,' dies at 74

Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking comedy writer who was on the original staff of “Saturday Night Live” and later created “Square Pegs,” has died.

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Anne Beatts, pioneering 'SNL' writer and 'Square Pegs' creator, has died

Anne Beatts, a pioneering writer for "Saturday Night Live" and National Lampoon who also created the sitcom "Square Pegs," died Wednesday, according to a statement from NBC. She was 74.

2 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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Anne Beatts, groundbreaking comedy writer, dead at 74

Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking comedy writer who was on the original staff of “Saturday Night Live” and later created the cult sitcom “Square Pegs,” has died at age 74

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Comedy writer and Saturday Night Live pioneer Anne Beatts dies at 74

Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking US comedy writer with a taste for sweetness and the macabre who was on the original staff of Saturday Night Live and later created the cult sitcom Square Pegs, has died aged 74.

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Anne Beatts, Original ‘S.N.L.’ Writer, Dies at 74

Often writing with Rosie Shuster, she created memorable sketches in the show’s early years, including ones involving those nerds Lisa and Todd.

2 days ago|New York, United States
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Anne Beatts, groundbreaking comedy writer, dead at 74

Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking comedy writer with a taste for sweetness and the macabre who was on the original staff of ‘Saturday Night Live’ and later created the cult sitcom ‘Square Pegs,’ has died. She was 74.Beatts died Wednesday at her home in West Hollywood, California, according to her close friend Rona Kennedy. Kennedy, a film producer and a fellow faculty member at Chapman University, did not immediately know the cause of death.Starting…

1 day ago|Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Anne Beatts, groundbreaking comedy writer, dead at 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Anne Beatts, a groundbreaking comedy writer who was on the original staff of “Saturday Night Live” and later created the cult sitcom “Square Pegs,” has died. She was 74....

2 days ago|United States
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Anne Beatts, Groundbreaking 'SNL' Comedy Writer, Dead At 74

Beatts was on the original staff of “Saturday Night Live” and later created the cult sitcom “Square Pegs.”

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Anne Beatts, ‘Saturday Night Live’ Writer and Creator of ‘Square Pegs,’ Dies at 74

Anne Beatts, a pioneering female comedy writer who helped launch “Saturday Night Live” and created the 1980s cult-favorite sitcom “Square Pegs,” died Wednesday at her home i…

2 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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