Ron Leavitt, the co-creater of the groundbreaking hit sitcom "Married With Children," has died. He was 60 years-old.
According to the AP, Leavitt died of lung cancer at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday.
He broke into TV during the 1970s writing episodes of "Busting Loose," "Happy Days," "Laverne & Shirley" and "The Bad News Bears."
In the early 80s, Leavitt enjoyed a stint as a producer for "The Jeffersons."
Leavitt teamed up with Michael G. Moye in the late eighties to create "Married With Children," a sitcom about the loveable loser shoe salesman Al Bundy and his dysfunctional family.
"Married With Children" would enjoy a 10-year run on the Fox network from 1987 to 1997 and became the network's second-longest running sitcom behind "The Simpsons."
Leavitt was the executive producer of the show and reportedly helped pen almost 150 episodes.
"He created that show to make people laugh and show life isn't perfect," the model and actress Jessica Hahn, with whom he had a relationship told the AP. "I know he's going to make God laugh, but Jesus I miss him."
Leavitt, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., is survived by two children, Matt and Samantha. The family plans a private service.
The famous "wild thing" video is below. NSFW photos of Jessica can be found here. (hint turn off safe search)
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