Chuck Lorre ( born October 18, 1952, Long Iceland, New York, USA as Charles Michael Levine ) is an American film producer, screenwriter, director, composer, playwright and creative consultant. He developed the series Grace, Cybill, Dharma and Greg, Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly and Mom
Chuck Lorre attended the State University of New York at Potsdam (New York), but he left after two years. Then he went to the USA as a guitarist and songwriter on tour. From 1986, however, he focused on the television.
Lorre was married to actress Karen Witter, with whom he has two children.
On 12 March 2009 he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
To the end credits of many episodes of him produced series ( Dharma & Greg, The Big Bang Theory, Cybill, Grace Under Fire, Mike & Molly and Two and a Half Men ), he placed a message that only about one to three seconds to is seen and usually includes a personal view of him. In at least six cases, these were censored by CBS. In Germany and Austria they are usually not visible because its own or no credits will be used.
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So far, Chuck Lorre won in four categories an award and was nominated for eight more: