Madelyn Pugh Davis dies at the age of 90 years

April 22nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Los Angeles, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood screenwriter Madelyn Pugh Davis has died at the age of 90 years. Davis and Bob Carroll Jr. worked on the script of the famous “I Love Lucy” show.

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Davis died on Wednesday at her house in Bel-Air, L.A. The magazine revealed that Davis died following a brief-illness. Davis was one of the most recognized screenwriters at her time. She worked with Carroll for most part of her career. In the course of fifty years, the two collaborated and wrote series of shows with the most famous being the “I Love Lucy” show. The two worked for more than 50 years together. Carroll died in 2007 but not before he had won an award with Davis.

Back in 1992, the Writers Guild of America honoured Davis and Carroll a Laurel Award in recognition for their work. Some of Davis’s works are “My Favorite Husband,” “The Steve Allen Show,” “Here’s Lucy” and “Yours, Mine and Ours.”

Her son, Michael Quinn Martin and four other stepchildren along with nine grandchildren and one great grandchild survives her. No funeral arrangement has been reported by the family.

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