Buz Kohan (b. 1933), birth name Alan W. Kohan, is a veteran comedy writer, producer, and composer who served as producer and writer of the variety series Our Place (including the Muppet segments) and co-wrote the TV special The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show.
While he has written for such sitcoms as The Odd Couple and Laverne & Shirley, most of Kohan's writing career has been spent writing material for variety shows, music specials, and most notably the Academy Awards broadcasts. He has also scripted specials such as Diana, Good Evening, Captain, and A Party for Richard Pryor.
He also supplied the lyric for the Michael Jackson song, "Gone Too Soon" which was recorded on Jackson's album, "Dangerous".