Marta Kauffman is an Emmy and Golden Globe-winning television writer, producer, and showrunner. She is currently in production on the fifth season of her Netflix comedy Grace and Frankie, starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Grace and Frankie is produced by Kauffman’s production company, Okay Goodnight. Prior to Grace and Frankie, Kauffman was best known for creating NBC’s long-running hit Friends with David Crane and Kevin S. Bright. The Writers Guild of America, West awarded Kauffman and Friends partner David Crane the 2016 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for lifetime achievement in television writing. Kauffman holds a BA in Theater Arts from Brandeis University.