Marta Kauffman




Birth Name

Marta Kauffman




Marta Kauffman was born in 1956. She started her acting career in Brandals University with David Crane. They've been a team for over 20 years now. She began working in theater in New York. Her and David teamed up and worked with Michael Skloff (composer) and produced several musicals. One of those was a stage version of the movie Arthur. She co-wrote the book and lyrics for the musical "Personals" with David. "Personals" recieved an Outer Critics Award and a Drama Desk nomination. They were co-executive producers on Dream On for many years. That show got an Emmy nomination for best comedy series and a Cable Ace Award. They created the comedy "The Powers that Be" which starred John Forsythe, David Hyde Pierce and others. They also created and were executive producers on "Family Album", "Veronicas Closet and were executive producers on "Jesse". They came up with the idea of "Friends" which lasted for 10 seasons (1994-2004) and is now a TV classic. Her last project was producing "Related", which has already ended.

Martha married Michael Skloff in 1984 and they have 4 children.