|Birthname:||Gyneth Markley Waldron|
Gyneth Markley "Gy" Waldron is an American screenwriter and director best known as the writer/director of the movie Moonrunners (1975 film), and creator of the television series, The Dukes of Hazzard (1979 to 1985).
Life and career
Born in Lenoxburg, Kentucky (about 60 km [35 miles] southeast of Cincinnati, Ohio), Waldron developed characters from his first film into the hit television series for CBS.
He also wrote episodes for One Day at a Time as well as several TV movies.