Abe Burrows - Personal Life

Personal Life

He was twice married and had one son and one daughter. Burrows's son, James Burrows, became an influential television director whose credits have included The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Cheers. Burrows's daughter, Laurie Burrows Grad is the author of four cookbooks and host of her own cooking show on The Learning Channel.

Abe Burrows died from Alzheimer's disease in his native New York City. His daughter Laurie and her husband former television executive Peter Grad are Co-Dinner Chairs of "A Night at Sardi's", a benefit which has raised over 16 million dollars for the Alzheimer's Association.

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