Bob Dolan Smith

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Born Ashland, Kentucky. Best known for writing for Johnny Carson, starting from age 22 until the final episode in 1992. Has written for Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, and David Letterman, written produced scripts for Grant Tinker, Steven Boccho, Stan Lee, Jim Henson, Chuck Lorre, Alan Ball, Tom Werner, Marcy Carsey, NBC, CBS, ABC. PBS, and BBC. Three national EMMY nominations. Two Golden Globe nominations: One WIN. Five local (Mid-west) EMMY nominations: Four WINS. People's Choice award: One WIN. Three Humanitas Nominations: Producer. Telly Award: Life Time Achievement.

Political speech writer: Senator Edward M. Kennedy.