Husband Norman Sunshine

Alan Shayne (born November 21, 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts) was President of Warner Brothers Television for ten years, where he shepherded such hit shows as Alice, The Dukes of Hazard, Night Court, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Head of the Class and Growing Pains. In addition to holding other positions at the Warner Brothers Studio, he has been an independent film and television producer with such projects as The Bourne Identity starring Richard Chamberlain (nominated for an Emmy), and he won a Christopher Award for The House Without a Christmas Tree. He began his career in television with David Susskind's production company, after working in the Broadway casting office for David Merrick. Prior to that, he was an actor on Broadway and in television. Shayne is the author of the children's book, The Minstrel Tree¬ł illustrated by Norman Sunshine.

Norman Sunshine is a painter and sculptor whose work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Earlier in his career, he was a fashion illustrator and Vice President, Creative Director of Trahey Advertising, where he coined the phrase "What Becomes a Legend Most?" for Blackglama Minks and "Danskins are not just for Dancing." He won an Emmy Award for art and title design for Addie and the King of Hearts in 1974. In 1988, he served as Design Director of Lear's Magazine. View his artwork at

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