Emmy Award-nominated writer/producer George Burditt has died.

Burditt passed away in Burbank, California on Tuesday (25Jun13), according to editors at Deadline.com. No further details about his death were available as Wenn went to press.

Burditt penned several episodes of the hit U.S. sitcom Three's Company and served as its executive producer from 1981 until it ended in 1984.

He also wrote scenes for shows including All In The Family, The Jeffersons, The Ropers, and Three's A Crowd - the Tv sequel to Three's Company.

Burditt was nominated for four Emmy Awards during the 1970s, two each for variety shows The Sonny And Cher Comedy Hour and Van Dyke And Company.