Kathleen McGhee-Anderson is an American writer of television, stage, and screen. She began her career as a film editor for ABC affiliates in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. After being discovered by Michael Landon, she began writing for television sitcoms, including ABC’s Webster, NBC’s Gimme A Break!, NBC’s Amen, NBC’s 227, and NBC’s The Cosby Show. Other television writing credits include ABC Family’s Lincoln Heights, Showtime’s Soul Food, Lifetime’s Any Day Now, and CBS’ Touched by An Angel.
McGhee-Anderson’s theatre works include 5 Mojo Secrets (Vineyard Playhouse), The Irresistable Death Club (Ensemble Studio), Paw Paw Patch (Arena Stage), and Oak and Ivy (Crossroads Theatre). Her plays, Jump at the Sun, and Mothers, which was commissioned by Bill Cosby, were produced by L.A. Theatre Works, broadcast on NPR, and taught in secondary schools throughout the country. She has twice been selected as a Eugene O’Neill Playwright by the Eugene O’Neill Theater.