Joyce Eliason Biography (1934-)

Born May 14, 1934, in Manti, UT; daughter of Perry Carlton (a rancher) and Ada (maiden name, Jensen) Eliason; married Allan Dotson, April, 1955 (divorced,1962); married Stuart Margolin (an actor and director), August 5, 1966 (divorced April 9, 1975); children: (first marriage) Polly, Jill. Addresses: Agent: Cindy Mintz, International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd.,Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Writer, producer
Birth Details
May 14, 1934
Manti, Utah, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Creator and executive producer, Angel Falls, CBS, 1993
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Miniseries
  • The Jacksons: An American Dream, ABC, 1992
  • Children of the Dust (also known as A Good Day to Die), CBS, 1995
  • The Last Don (also known as Mario Puzo's "The Last Don"), CBS, 1997
  • The Last Don II (also known as Mario Puzo's "The Last Don II"), CBS, 1998
  • Television Producer
  • Miniseries
  • Supervising producer, Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, CBS, 1994
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Movies
  • Shadows of Desire (also known as The Devil's Bed), CBS, 1994
  • A Loss of Innocence (also known as The End of Eden), ABC, 1996
  • Sweet Temptation (also known as Sweet Mouthful), CBS, 1996
  • The Price of Heaven (also known as Blessed Assurance; basedon a novel by Allan Gurganus), CBS, 1997
  • Blessings, CBS, 2003
  • A Very Married Christmas (also known as Say When), CBS, 2004
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Creative consultant, Marilyn: The Untold Story, 1980
  • Supervising producer, Mistress, CBS, 1987
  • Coproducer, Babycakes, CBS, 1989
  • Supervising producer, In Sickness and in Health (also known as Hearts on Fire), CBS, 1992
  • Pilots
  • Supervising producer, To Save a Child (also known as The Craft), ABC, 1991
  • Coproducer of Mulholland Dr. (also known as Mulholland Drive), ABC, a pilot which later became the film of the same name.
  • Film Work
  • Coproducer, Mulholland Dr. (also known as Mulholland Drive), Universal Focus, 2001
  • WRITINGS
  • Teleplays with Others
  • Series
  • Love, American Style, ABC, c. 1969-74
  • James at 15 (also known as James at 16), NBC, 1977-78
  • Angel Falls, CBS, 1993
  • Teleplays
  • Miniseries
  • Elvis and Me (based on the book by Priscilla Presley and Sandra Harmon), ABC, 1988
  • Small Sacrifices (based on the book by Ann Rule), ABC, 1989
  • The Jacksons: An American Dream, ABC, 1992
  • Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (based on the novel by Allan Gurganus), CBS, 1994
  • Children of the Dust (also known as A Good Day to Die; based on a novel by Clancy Carlile), CBS, 1995
  • (With Ross LaManna) Titanic, CBS, 1996
  • (With others) The Last Don (also known as Mario Puzo's "The Last Don"; based on the novel by Mario Puzo), CBS, 1997
  • (With others) The Last Don II (also known as Mario Puzo's "TheLast Don II"; based on characters Mario Puzo created for the novel TheLast Don), CBS, 1998
  • Blonde (also known as Marilyn Monroe; based on the book byJoyce Carol Oates), CBS, 2001
  • Movies
  • Child Bride of Short Creek, NBC, 1981
  • (With Joseph Feury and Mary Beth Yarrow) A Matter of Sex, NBC, 1984
  • Right to Kill?, ABC, 1985, published by Warner Bros., 1985
  • Surviving (also known as Surviving: A Family in Crisis andTragedy), ABC, 1985, also published
  • Mistress, CBS, 1987
  • Winnie (based on a book by Jaime Pastor Bolnick), NBC, 1988
  • (With Percy Adlon) Babycakes, CBS, 1989
  • (With Alan Hines) In Sickness and in Health (also known as Hearts on Fire), CBS, 1992
  • Shadows of Desire (also known as The Devil's Bed), CBS, 1994
  • A Loss of Innocence (also known as The End of Eden; based on On This Star by Virginia Sorenson), ABC, 1996
  • Sweet Temptation (also known as Sweet Mouthful), CBS, 1996
  • The Price of Heaven (also known as Blessed Assurance), CBS,1997
  • Amy & Isabelle (also known as Oprah Winfrey Presents: "Amyand Isabelle"; based on the novel by Elizabeth Strout), ABC, 2001
  • (With Peter Silverman and Nancy Dalton Silverman) We Were the Mulvaneys (based on the novel by Joyce Carol Oates), Lifetime, 2002
  • Blessings (based on the novel by Anna Quindlen), CBS, 2003
  • Open House (based on the novel by Elizabeth Berg), CBS, 2003
  • Gracie's Choice (based on a magazine article by Rena Dictor LeBlanc), Lifetime, 2004
  • A Very Married Christmas (also known as Say When; based ona novel by Elizabeth Berg), CBS, 2004
  • "Riding the Bus with My Sister" (based on the book by Rachel Simon), Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 2005
  • Pilots
  • To Save a Child (also known as The Craft), ABC, 1991
  • Screenplays
  • Tell Me a Riddle, Filmways, 1980
  • Some sources cite Eliason as the author of the screenplay for Lady Beware, Scotti Brothers Pictures, 1987.
  • Novels
  • Fresh Meat/Warm Weather, Harper & Row, 1974
  • Laid Out, Harper & Row, 1976
  • Contributor to periodicals, including New Dawn.

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA


forum