David Gerber was a television executive producer. His notable work on television included the 1970s TV series Police Story and Police Woman. Other executive producer credits include The Ghost & Mrs. Muir, Nanny and the Professor, Cade's County, Riker, Eischied, Walking Tall, Quark, Today's F.B.I., Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Lady Blue and Jack & Mike. Gerber was executive producer of the 2006 made-for-TV docudrama, Flight 93.
During his long career, he was president of the television division of three major studios: 20th Century Fox, Columbia Pictures, and MGM. A graduate of the University of the Pacific, his numerous contributions to the TV industry have earned him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Until his death in 2010, he was married to actress Laraine Stephens.