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Lorre in September 2011
Charles Michael Levine

(1952-10-18) October 18, 1952 (age 69)
Occupation Writer, producer, composer
Years active 1984–present
Net worth Increase $600 million (2011)
Paula Smith
(m. 1979; div. 1992)

Karen Witter
(m. 2001; div. 2010)
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Charles "Chuck" Lorre ( born Charles Michael Levine; October 18, 1952) (He changed his surname from Levine to Lorre at age 26) is an American television writer, producer and composer. He has created and produced a number of successful sitcoms such as Grace Under Fire, Cybill, Dharma & Greg, Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly, and Mom. He also served as an executive producer of Roseanne..

Awards and recognition

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Lorre in 2007

Lorre won BMI Television Music Awards in 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2009 for Two and a Half Men.

On March 12, 2009, Lorre received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard.

Three months later, Lorre received an honorary degree from the State University of New York at Potsdam and gave a keynote address at the graduation.

Lorre was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in March 2012.

Selected credits

  • Roseanne, 1990–1992, (writer, co-executive producer, supervising producer)
  • Frannie's Turn, 1992 (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Grace Under Fire, 1993–1998 (creator, writer, co-executive producer, supervising producer)
  • Cybill, 1995–1998 (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Dharma & Greg, 1997–2002 (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Two and a Half Men, 2003–2015 (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • The Big Bang Theory, 2007–present (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Mike & Molly, 2010–2016 (writer, executive producer)
  • Mom, 2013–present (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Disjointed, 2017–present (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • Young Sheldon, 2017 (creator, writer, executive producer)
  • The Kominsky Method, TBA (creator, writer, executive producer)
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