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Alan Ball, Creator of 'Six Feet Under'

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Alan Ball, Creator of 'Six Feet Under'

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Alan Ball, Creator of 'Six Feet Under'

Alan Ball, Creator of 'Six Feet Under'

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Alan Ball, creator of the hit HBO series Six Feet Under, has served as producer, writer and director for the show. He won an Academy Award for writing the screenplay for American Beauty. His other production credits include the TV shows Cybill and Oh Grow Up. (This interview originally aired June 25, 2001.)