Gary David Goldberg (born June 25, 1944) is a United States writer and producer for television and film. Goldberg is best known for his work on Family Ties (1982–1989), Spin City (1996–2002), and his semi-autobiographical series Brooklyn Bridge (1991–1993).
Gary David Goldberg was born on June 25, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego State University, ultimately deciding to become a writer. In 1969, he met the woman who would become his wife, Diana Meehan. They founded and ran a day care center in Berkeley, California, during the 1970s.
His first "real job" came in 1976, when he became a writer for CBS's the The Bob Newhart Show. This was followed by The Tony Randall Show and later CBS's Lou Grant, for which he was also producer.