Douglas Allen Booth

Sir Douglas Allen Booth, 3rd Bt (born 2 December 1949), an Anglo-American aristocrat, is a writer, television producer and cartoonist.

Sir Douglas Booth
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Booth family coat of arms
Born (1949-12-02) 2 December 1949 (age 70)
NationalityAmerican
Alma materHarvard University
OccupationTV producer and writer
RelativesDerek Booth (brother & heir)[1]

Early lifeEdit

Born on 2 December 1949,[2] elder son of Sir Philip Booth, 2nd Baronet (1907–1960)[2] and grandson of Sir Alfred Allen Booth, 1st Baronet (1872–1948),[2] his mother Ethel, Lady Booth (née Greenfield), a well-known California society, died 9 February 2018.[2]

He was educated at Beverly Hills High School, California,[2] before reading American History and Literature at Harvard, graduating Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude.[3]

Upon his father's death in 1960, he succeeded to the UK Booth baronetcy of Allerton Beeches,[4] created for the shipowning family. Originally a cadet branch of the ancient Booths of Dunham Massey, Cheshire, Sir Douglas is now the Booth family's senior titled representative.

CareerEdit

As a television producerEdit

In 1985, Booth worked as an associate producer for fifty-five episodes of the television series G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero and Robotix.[5] In 1986, he was co-producer for Potato Head Kids and The Glo Friends.[6] From 1992 to 1994, he was producer for 65 episodes of Conan the Adventurer.[6]

As a television writerEdit

In 1978, Booth was a television writer for Yogi's Space Race and Dinky Dog, and from 1978 to 1981, he wrote for The All-New Popeye Hour.[6] In 1979, he wrote for The New Fred and Barney Show, Godzilla, Buford and the Galloping Ghost, and The New Shmoo.[6] In 1980, he wrote for The Flintstone Comedy Show and Drak Pack. The following year, in 1981, he wrote for Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends and Super Friends.[6] In 1981–1982, he wrote for Spider-Man, and in 1982, for The Little Rascals and The Smurfs.[6] In 1983, he wrote for the American TV series Monchhichi.[6] In 1983–1984, he wrote for He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.[6] In 1984, he wrote for The New Scooby Mysteries, Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show, Mighty Orbots and Heathcliff and the Catillac Cats.[6] In 1984–1985, he wrote for The Transformers, and in 1985, for Challenge of the GoBots.[6] In 1986, he wrote for G. I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Potato Head Kids and The Glo Friends.[6] In 1987, he wrote for Garbage Pail Kids and Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light, in 1988 for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and in 1989 for G.I. Joe: Operation Dragonfire.[6]

In 1990, he wrote for Captain N: The Game Master and The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 as well as Barnyard Commandos.[6] In 1991, he wrote for Peter Pan and the Pirates, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero and ProStars, in 1992 for My Little Pony Tales, and in 1993 for Mighty Max and Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog.[6] In 1995, he wrote for X-Men, Skeleton Warriors, Street Fighter and Hurricanes.[6] From 1994 to 1996, he wrote for Iron Man.[6] In 1995–1996, he wrote for Spider-Man, and in 1996, for The Magic School Bus.[6]

Since 1999, Booth has been a writer for the Spanish TV series Yolanda: Daughter of the Black Corsair, and in 2002 for Gladiator Academy and Fix and Foxi, both also on Spanish television.[6] He wrote for Shadow of the Elves for German television in 2004, for Adventurers: Masters of Time in 2005 and The School for Vampires in 2006, all on German television.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Sir Douglas married Yolanda Marcela Scantlebury on 17 November 1991[2] and they have two daughters:[7] Zahra Jessica Booth (born 13 August 1993)[2] and Azura Rosalie Booth (born 14 July 1997).[8]

He and his wife live in New York City and Topanga, California.[2] The heir presumptive to the family baronetcy is his younger brother, the academic, Dr Derek Booth.[9]

Television creditsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dr Derek Booth at Debrett's People of Today". Archived from the original on 9 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Person Page". www.thepeerage.com.
  3. ^ "Latin honors :: Harvard CS Concentration". harvardcs.info.
  4. ^ "The Standing Council of the Baronetage". Archived from the original on 6 March 2015.
  5. ^ www.bcdb.com
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Douglas Booth". IMDb.
  7. ^ www.socialregisteronline.com
  8. ^ "Azura BOOTH | Pitzer College | Department of Psychology". ResearchGate.
  9. ^ www.stillwatersci.com

External linksEdit

Peerage of England
Preceded by
Sir Philip Booth
Baronet
(of Allerton Beeches)
1960–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Orders of precedence in the United Kingdom