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Stephen J. Cannell

Stephen J. CannellAKA Stephen Joseph Cannell

Born: 2-May-1941
Birthplace: Pasadena, CA
Died: 30-Sep-2010
Location of death: Pasadena, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Skin

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film/TV Producer, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Creator of The Rockford Files

Father: (ran interior design firm)
Wife: Marcia C. Finch (high school sweetheart, m. 8-Aug-1964, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Derek (b. 1966, d. 1981 sand castle collapse)
Daughter: Tawnia
Daughter: Chelsea
Son: Cody

    University: BS Journalism, University of Oregon (1964)

    Bush-Cheney '04
    Caribou Club
    Emmy 1978 for The Rockford Files
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7000 Hollywood Blvd. (television)
    Risk Factors: Dyslexia

    Adam 12 Head Writer
    The Rockford Files Creator
    Baa Baa Black Sheep Creator (for tv)
    The Greatest American Hero Creator
    21 Jump Street Creator (1987)
    The A Team Creator
    Hardcastle and McCormick Producer
    Hunter Creator
    The Commish Creator
    Silk Stalkings Executive Producer
    Wiseguy Creator

    Dislecksia: The Movie (4-Oct-2011) · Himself
    Ice Spiders (9-Jun-2007)
    Threshold (1-Apr-2003)
    Half Past Dead (15-Nov-2002) · Hubbard
    Dead Above Ground (8-Sep-2002) · Mr. Hadden
    CHiPs '99 (27-Oct-1998)
    Posse (14-May-1993) · Jimmy Love
    Identity Crisis (15-Sep-1989) · The Coroner

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Author of books:
The Plan (1995, novel)
Final Victim (1997, novel)
King Con (1997, novel)
Riding the Snake (1998, novel)
The Devil's Workshop (1999, novel)
The Tin Collectors (2001, novel, Shane Scully series)
The Viking Funeral (2002, novel, Shane Scully series)
Hollywood Tough (2003, novel, Shane Scully series)
Runaway Heart (2003, novel)
Vertical Coffin (2004, novel, Shane Scully series)

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