From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Edmund Hartmann (September 24, 1911 – November 28, 2003) was a US television writer and producer from the 1930s to the 1970s. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Washington University in St. Louis. He later married and had one child (Susan Hartmann). Hartmann worked with numerous actors including Bob Hope. He produced the television classic My Three Sons for ten seasons from 1962 and also produced Family Affair. Both shows were filmed by Don Fedderson Productions. He was a great-grandfather to seven children and a grandfather to four. He died in his sleep in his long-time home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.