- Category : 1931-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (12,20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 3
American playwright and television writer, best known for his work with Walt Disney, who was a close friend.
During his career, he wrote more than 100 motion pictures, television shows, and plays. His final works included writing the book for the Sherman Brothers stage musical Piccadilly (also called Busker Alley)., which toured the U.S. in 1996, and was produced in November, 2006, by the York Theater Festival, and Two Can Play, which enjoyed successful runs in Kansas City and Virginia.
Carothers also wrote speeches for Nancy Reagan, John Ritter, Patrick Stewart, John Lithgow and many others. He wrote the scripts for the Music Center Spotlight Awards from its 1995 inception through 2006.
Carothers was married to Caryl Carothers for 47 years, and had three sons, Chris, Cameron, and Andrew.
In his later years, Carothers was diagnosed with cancer, which eventually took his life on 9 April 2007.