Bill Prady (born 7 June 1960) is a television writer and producer who has worked on American sitcoms and variety programs, including Married With Children, Dream On, Star Trek: Voyager, Dharma & Greg, and The Gilmore Girls.
He began his writing career working for Jim Henson's Muppets. He wrote the Disney Theme Park attractions Jim Henson's Muppet*Vision 3D and Honey, I Shrunk the Audience. He is currently the Executive Producer and co-creator of the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
In 2003, he unsuccessfully ran as a Democrat Party candidate for the office of Governor of California following the successful recall of previous Democrat governor Gray Davis. He is a graduate of the Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
- Prady is responsible for adding nerd elements to The Big Bang Theory, as he was a former employee at a software company.
- In 2003, he was one of 135 candidates who ran for Governor of California in the 2003 recall election, receiving 474 votes.