|Birthname:||Lawrence Robert Balmagia|
|Born:||September 1, 1953|
|Birthplace:||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Screenwriter/TV series producer|
|Appeared on/Involved with:||M*A*S*H|
|28 from Seasons 6-11, beginning with "What's Up, Doc?" and concluding with "The Moon is Not Blue"|
|Jobs/Role(s):||Writer, Story Editor|
Larry Balmagia (born Lawrence Robert Balmagia on September 1, 1953) wrote eight episodes of the CBS-TV series M*A*S*H, the first being the Season 8 episode "What's Up, Doc?: Larry, who was involved in the writing and editing of a total of 28 episodes from Seasons 6-11 of the series, also has penned episodes for such popular TV series, in addition to his work on M*A*S*H, as Alice, Night Court, It's A Living, Rhoda, The Jeffersons, Three's Company, and Barney Miller. As a producer, Larry has served as producer for the TV series Saved By the Bell, What's Happening, Now!, Cheers, and Wings, and most recently, the short lived TV series, Big Wave Dave's, which ran for five episodes in 1993.