Alan Rafkin: Alan Rafkin. Director: It's Garry Shandling's Show.. Alan Rafkin was born on 23 July 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986), One Day at a Time (1975) and The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970). He was married to Ann Rosin. He died on 6 August 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.