Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Joe Viterelli to Orson Welles
Jack Webb Biography (1920-1982)
- producer, writer, director, actor
- Birth Details
- April 2, 1920
- Santa Monica, California, United States
- Death Details
- December 22, 1982
- Los Angeles, California, United States
Principal Radio Work
- Star, Pat Novak for Hire, San Francisco, 1945; Johnny Modero Pier 23, 1947; created Dragnet, 1949; created Pete Kelly's Blues, 1950; created True Series, 1961.
Principal Television Work
- Producer/director/actor, Dragnet, 1955-70; creator, producer, Adam-12, 1968-74; executive producer, The D.A., 1970-71, O'Hara, U.S. Treasury, 1970-71, Emergency, Mobile One, 1971-75, Chase, 1973, The Rangers, 1974-75; Mobile Two, 1975, Sam, 1977, Project UFO, 1978, Little Mo, 1978; narrator, Escape, 1973.
Principal Film Work
- feature roles: Sunset Boulevard, The Men, Halls of Montezuma, You're in the Navy Now, He Walked By Night, Dragnet, Pete Kelly's Blues, TheD.I., The Last Time I Saw Archie; producer/director, Archie, 1959.
The Badge, 1958.
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