Alumnus is award-winning Hollywood screenwriter | Mercer Made

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Yearbook photo of Barry Fanaro

Barry P. Fanaro may not be a household name, but there’s a good chance you’ve seen his work.

The 1975 Mercer University alumnus is an award-winning Hollywood screenwriter with experience in both TV and film. He is perhaps best known for his work on “The Golden Girls,” which earned him three Golden Globe and and two Emmy awards, among others.

On the big screen, Fanaro’s screenwriting credits include “Men in Black II,” “Kingpin” and “I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry.”

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