Paddy Aubrey Wiki – Paddy Aubrey Biography
According to Paddy Aubrey Bio, Wiki and Biography, He is the husband of famous Television producer Jamie Tarses who had a stroke in the fall of 2020, spent time in a coma and died in Los Angeles on February 1, 2021. She has died at age 56.
Paddy Aubrey Wife Jamie Tarses
Tarses married DreamWorks SKG television executive Dan McDermott in 1993. They divorced in 1996. Tarses also dated David Letterman’s Late Show with David Letterman executive producer Robert Morton.
She had two children, Wyatt and Sloane, with her partner Paddy Aubrey, an executive chef and restaurant owner. She served on the board of directors and the advisory board of directors for Young Storytellers, an arts education nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles. She was a volunteer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Jamie Tarses Quick Life Facts
She became the first woman to head a major network entertainment division during a tumultuous run in the 1990s at ABC, died Monday of complications from a cardiac event last fall, her family confirmed.
Tarses became president of ABC Entertainment in 1996, following a successful run as a comedy development executive at NBC.
Only 32 when she was recruited by then-Disney executive Michael Ovitz in a move that angered executives at NBC, Tarses received inordinate media attention.
When she left ABC following another management shift in 1999, Tarses sounded relieved to be moving on, telling the Los Angeles Times regarding the constant speculation and rumours about behind-the-scenes friction, “I just don’t want to play anymore. The work is a blast. The rest of this nonsense I don’t need.”
Tarses came from a show-business family. Her father is veteran TV producer Jay Tarses, who created such shows as “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd.” Her brother, Matt, is also a writer-producer.
After graduating from Williams College, she became an assistant casting executive on “Saturday Night Live” before joining Lorimar Television. The legendary NBC executive Brandon Tartikoff hired her in 1987, and she worked her way up through various creative positions to oversee comedy development.
The network executive played by Amanda Peet in “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” a short-lived 2006 NBC series from writer-producer Aaron Sorkin, was loosely modelled on Tarses, who served as a consultant.