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 co-created "The Big Bang Theory" with Chuck Lorre and is one of the major contributing writers.
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.
In 1991, Prady was nominated for an Emmy award for co-writing the posthumous tribute to Jim Henson entitled "The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson."
- 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.
- Bill Prady on Wikipedia