Drake Sather

Sather in 1987

(1959-05-24)May 24, 1959
Seattle, Washington, U.S.

March 3, 2004(2004-03-03) (aged 44)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Cause of death
Suicide (gunshot)

Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Glendale, California

Screenwriter, producer, actor and director


Krystal Sather (1989–1990)
Marnie Sather (1991–2004; his death)


Rudy Sather
Dallas Sather
Tristan Sather
Molly Sather

Drake Sather (May 24, 1959 – March 3, 2004) was an American stand-up comedian, an Emmy nominated television writer, and a producer, actor, and director. His credits include the film Zoolander (2001), and the TV series Dennis Miller Show, Ed, Mr. Ed, The Larry Sanders Show, NewsRadio, and Saturday Night Live.


1 Birth and death
2 Personal life
3 Career highlights
4 References
5 External links

Birth and death[edit]
Sather was born in Seattle, Washington on May 24, 1959. He died in Los Angeles, California, on March 3, 2004, of a gunshot wound to the head, in what was ruled a suicide.[1]
Personal life[edit]
He was married to Krystal Sather from 1989–1990 and to Marnie Sather from 1991 until his death. He and Marnie had four children: Ruby, Dallas, Tristan, and Molly.[2]
Career highlights[edit]

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He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on The Larry Sanders Show.[when?] Sather wrote for Saturday Night Live during the 1994–1995 season. His last credit was an unsold pilot of a television remake of Mr. Ed, for which he was also an executive producer.

^ Bal, Sumeet (2004-03-19). “Pop Culture News Monitor”. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 30 April 2009. 
^ Bal, Sumeet (2004-03-19). “Pop Culture News Monitor”. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 30 April 2009. 

External links[edit]

Biography portal

Drake Sather at the Internet Movie Database
Drake Sather at AllMovie
Cho, Margaret (2004-03-26). “R.I.P. Drake Sather”. Margaret Cho (official site). Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
Drake Sather at Find a Grave

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WorldCat Identities
VIAF: 12530231
ISNI: 0000 0000 8092 0886
BNF: cb14469669f (data)

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