Hugh Wilson Biography (1943-)

Born August 21, 1943, in Miami, FL. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Television show creator, director, producer, executive producer, screenwriter, actor
Birth Details
August 21, 1943
Miami, Florida, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Producer and director, The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1972
  • Producer and director, The Tony Randall Show, ABC, 1976-77 , thenCBS, 1977-78
  • Creator, executive producer, and producer, WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1978-82
  • Creator and producer, The Last Resort, CBS, 1979-80
  • Creator, supervising producer, and director, Easy Street, NBC, 1986-87
  • Creator and executive producer, Frank's Place, CBS, 1987-88
  • Creator and executive producer, The Famous Teddy Z, CBS, 1989-90
  • Creator, The New WKRP in Cincinnati, syndicated, 1991-93
  • Specials
  • Creator, director, and executive producer, Sunday in Paris (also known as Fresher Pastures), NBC, 1991
  • Television Director
  • Pilots
  • The Chopped Liver Brothers, ABC, 1977
  • Frank's Place, CBS, 1987
  • The Famous Teddy Z, CBS, 1989
  • The New WKRP in Cincinnati, syndicated, 1991
  • Episodic
  • WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, between 1978-1982
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Policeman number one, "Hold Up," WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1978
  • Film Work
  • Director, Police Academy, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Director, Rustler's Rhapsody (also known as Esos Locos Cuatreros), Paramount, 1985
  • Director, Burglar, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Director, Guarding Tess, TriStar, 1994
  • Director, The First Wives Club, Paramount, 1996
  • Producer, Southie, Sterling Home Entertainment, 1998
  • Producer and director, Blast from the Past, 1999
  • Executive producer and director, Dudley Do-Right, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • Complaining John, Rustler's Rhapsody (also known as Esos Locos Cuatreros), Paramount, 1985
  • Customer at Mayday, Burglar, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Voice of the president, Guarding Tess, TriStar, 1994
  • Commercial director, The First Wives Club, Paramount, 1996
  • Frank's false teeth, One More Kiss, 1999
  • Levy, Blast from the Past, 1999
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Series
  • The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1972
  • The Tony Randall Show, ABC, 1976-77 , then CBS, 1977-78
  • WKRP in Cincinnati, CBS, 1978-82
  • Easy Street, NBC, 1986-87
  • Television Miniseries
  • Rough Riders (also known as Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders), TNT, 1997
  • Television Episodes
  • "The Bridge," Frank's Place, CBS, 1987
  • Television Pilots
  • The Chopped Liver Brothers, ABC, 1977
  • Frank's Place, CBS, 1987
  • The Famous Teddy Z, CBS, 1989
  • Screenplays
  • (With Hal Needham) Stroker Ace, Warner Bros., 1983
  • (With Neal Israel and Pat Proft) Police Academy, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Rustler's Rhapsody (also known as Esos Locos Cuatreros), Paramount, 1985
  • (With Joseph Loeb III and Matthew Weisman) Burglar, Warner Bros.,1987
  • (With Peter Torokvei) Guarding Tess, TriStar, 1994
  • Blast from the Past, 1999
  • Dudley Do-Right, 1999

Further Reference

ADAPTATIONS

  • The film Down Periscope, released by Twentieth Century-Fox in 1996, was based on a story by Wilson.

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