‘Everybody Hates Chris’ Writer/Producer Found Dead


Police in Hawaii are investigating the death of 50-year-old writer and producer Aron Abrams who was found dead in a hotel room.

Big Island police Abrams was found dead Christmas morning at the Fairmont Orchid Hawaii hotel on the Kohala Coast.

Abrams was a writer and co-executive producer of “Everybody Hates Chris,” starring Chris Rock. [IMDB info here]

Abrams was a supervising producer of “Grounded for Life,” co-producer of “3rd Rock from the Sun,” and a consulting producer of the long-running animated Fox series “King of the Hill.”

An autopsy is set for Friday.


UPDATE: His friends now tell Deadline that Abrams died of a heart attack on Christmas Day during a family vacation on the Big Island. He was 50. [Deadline]