Laurence Marks (August 23, 1915 (Atlantic City, New Jersey) – January 1, 1993 (Van Nuys, California)) was an American-born television writer from the late 1940s to the 1970s. He wrote episodes for several television shows, including 67 for the 1960s American television sitcom, Hogan's Heroes.

Marks was born in Atlantic City in 1915. He graduated from Kellogg College in Michigan.

Upon graduation from college he started writing for radio comedy series, such as Duffy's Tavern and The Fred Allen Show. Marks first wrote for the television series, Studio One in 1948. He then wrote for, besides Hogan's Heroes, Perry Mason, How to Marry a Millionaire, The Flying Nun, The Doris Day Show, M*A*S*H and The Paul Lynde Show. Marks also wrote an unsold CBS sitcom pilot, Ready and Willing, which was to be a spoof of the crime drama, Dragnet.

He was also a production manager for M*A*S*H and was a producer for Doc.

He died on January 1, 1993 in Van Nuys, California from a stroke.

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  • M*A*S*H (1972) (TV) (post-production supervisor)
  • Doc (1975) (TV) (producer)

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