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Richard Shapiro Biography (1934-)
Full name, Richard Allen Shapiro; born June 27, 1934, in Los Angeles, CA; sonof Edward and Florence (Blank) Shapiro; married Esther June Mayesh (a producer and screenwriter), December 4, 1960; children: Florie Sonya, Eden Jacqueline. Addresses: OFFICE--Shapiro Entertainment Corporation, 335 N. MapleDrive, Beverly Hills, CA 90046.
- Birth Details
- June 27, 1934
- Los Angeles, California, United States
Credits; TELEVISION WORK; SERIES
- Creator (with Esther Shapiro) and executive producer (with Esther Shapiro, Douglas S. Cramer, and Aaron Spelling), Dynasty, ABC, 1981- 89.
- creator (with Esther Shapiro) and executive producer (with Esther Shapiroand Michael Filerman), Emerald Point, N.A.S., CBS, 1983-84.
- creator and executive producer (with Esther Shapiro), Dynasty II: The Colbys (also known as The Colbys), ABC, 1985-87.
- Executive producer (with Esther Shapiro), When We Were Young, NBC, 1989.
- Producer (with Esther Shapiro), Intimate Strangers, ABC, 1977.
- producer, The Cracker Factory, ABC, 1979.
- The Great Scout and Cathouse Thursday (also known as Wildcat), American International, 1976.
- Love of Life, CBS, 1969-70.
- Land of the Giants, ABC, 1969-70.
- Dynasty, ABC, 1981-89.
- Emerald Point, N.A.S., CBS, 1983-84.
- The Colbys, ABC, 1985-86.
- MINI-SERIES John Steinbeck's "East of Eden," ABC, 1981.
- (With Esther Shapiro) When We Were Young, NBC, 1989.
- (With Esther Shapiro) Sarah T.: Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic, NBC, 1975.
- (with Esther Shapiro) Minstrel Man, CBS, 1977.
- (with Esther Shapiro) Intimate Strangers, ABC, 1977.
- The Cracker Factory, ABC, 1979.
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