John Wells Biography (1956-)

Full name, John Marcum Wells; born May 28, 1956, in Alexandria, VA; son of Llewellyn Wallace, Jr. (a minister) and Marjorie Elizabeth (maiden name, Risberg) Wells; brother of Llewellyn Wells (a producer); married Belinda Casas, December 30, 1978 (divorced); married; wife's name, Marilyn; children: two. Addresses: Office: John Wells Productions, 4000 Warner Blvd., Building 1,First Floor, Burbank, CA 91522.; Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, director, writer
Birth Details
May 28, 1956
Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Work
  • Creator; Series
  • Angel Street, CBS, 1992
  • Third Watch, NBC, 1999-
  • Presidio Med, CBS, 2002-
  • Executive Producer; Series
  • (With others) China Beach, ABC, 1988-1991
  • Angel Street, CBS, 1992
  • (With others) ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994-
  • Trinity, NBC, 1998
  • Third Watch, NBC, 1999-
  • The West Wing, NBC, 1999-
  • Citizen Baines, CBS, 2001
  • Presidio Med, CBS, 2002-
  • Executive Producer; Movies
  • (With others) The Nightman (also known as The Watchman), NBC, 1992
  • The Big Time, TNT, 2002
  • Director; Episodic
  • "The Healers," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1996
  • "Faith," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1997
  • "Carter's Choice," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC,1998
  • (With Christopher Chulak) "The Storm: Parts 1 & 2," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1999
  • "Such Sweet Sorrow," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2000
  • "A Walk in the Woods," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2001
  • "On the Beach," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2002
  • Also directed episodes of China Beach, ABC, and Third Watch, NBC.
  • Executive Producer; Pilots
  • Angel Street, 1992
  • ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994
  • Mystery Dance, ABC, 1995
  • (And creator) The Adversaries, NBC, 1998
  • Other
  • (Executive story editor) Just in Time (miniseries), ABC, 1988
  • (Executive consultant) Driving Miss Daisy (pilot), CBS, 1992
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Intimate Portrait: Holly Hunter, Lifetime, 2000
  • Film Work
  • Executive Producer
  • (With others) The Peacemaker, DreamWorks, 1997
  • Far from Heaven, USA Films, 2002
  • The Grey Zone, Lions Gate Films, 2002
  • One Hour Photo, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • Party Monster, ContentFilm, 2003
  • Producer
  • (With others) Nice Girls Don't Explode, New World, 1987
  • The Good Thief, Fox Searchlight, 2002
  • White Oleander, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, DreamWorks, 2003
  • Stage Work
  • Producer of Balm in Gilead, Battery, Femme Fatale, Ground Zero, Judgement, She Also Dances, Steaming,and Tanzi.
  • WRITINGS
  • Teleplays
  • Episodic
  • Shell Game, CBS, 1987
  • "Hello-Goodbye," China Beach, ABC, 1991
  • Angel Street, CBS, 1992
  • "Chicago Heat," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994
  • "Day One," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994
  • "The Birthday Party," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1995
  • "Everything Old Is New Again," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1995
  • "Feb. 5, '95," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1995
  • "Welcome Back, Carter!," ER (also known as Emergency Room),NBC, 1995
  • "Dead of Winter," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1996
  • "Dr. Carter, I Presume," ER (also known as Emergency Room),NBC, 1996
  • "The Healers," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1996
  • "John Carter, M.D.," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1996
  • "Faith," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1997
  • "Fathers and Sons," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC,1997
  • "One More for the Road," ER (also known as Emergency Room),NBC, 1997
  • "Carter's Choice," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC,1998
  • "In a Yellow Wood," Trinity, NBC, 1998
  • "The Peace of Wild Things," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1999
  • "The Storm: Parts 1 & 2," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1999
  • "Sunny, Like Sunshine," Third Watch, NBC, 1999
  • (With Edward Allen Bernero) "Welcome to Camelot," Third Watch, NBC, 1999
  • "Spring Forward, Fall Back," Third Watch, NBC, 2000
  • "Such Sweet Sorrow," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2000
  • "This Band of Brothers," Third Watch, NBC, 2000
  • "The Visit" (also known as "I Loved You, God, How I Loved You"), ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2000
  • "Young Men and Fire," Third Watch, NBC, 2000
  • "Adam 55-3," Third Watch, NBC, 2001
  • "September Tenth," Third Watch, NBC, 2001
  • "Three Days in November," Citizen Baines, CBS, 2001
  • "A Walk in the Woods," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2001
  • "Do No Harm," Presidio Med, CBS, 2002
  • "On the Beach," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 2002
  • "Secrets and Lies," ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC,2002
  • "Two Hundred and Thirty-Three Days," Third Watch, NBC, 2002
  • Movies
  • The Nightman (also known as The Watchman), NBC, 1992
  • Pilots
  • Roughhouse, CBS, 1988
  • Mystery Dance, ABC, 1995
  • Third Watch, NBC, 1999
  • Stories for Series
  • Third Watch, NBC, 1999-
  • Presidio Med, CBS, 2002-
  • Screenplays
  • Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story, Paulist Pictures, 1996
  • Deep Impact, DreamWorks, 1998
  • Stage Plays
  • Author of Balm in Gilead, Battery, Femme Fatale, Ground Zero, Judgement, She Also Dances, Steaming, and Tanzi.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, December 29, 1995, pp. 36-37
    • Life, October, 1995, pp. 24-26
    • Variety, June 25, 2001, p. 4

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