Addresses: Agent—The Stein Agency, 5125 Oakdale Ave., Woodland Hills, CA 91634.
Career: Writer, producer, story editor, and director. Previously worked as a journalist, writing for Newsweek, American Film, San Francisco Chronicle, and Los Angeles Times syndicate; taught television writing at Writers University and University of California at Los Angeles.
Awards, Honors: Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination (with Lee Goldberg), best television episode, Mystery Writers of America, 1993, for "Smells Like Teen Spirit," Likely Suspects; Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination, best television episode, 2002, for "Prisoner's Base Part 2," A Nero Wolfe Mystery.
Television Work; Series:
Story editor, Hunter, NBC, 1984.
Co-supervising producer, She Wolf of London (also known as Love & Curses), syndicated, 1990–91.
Story editor, Baywatch (also known as Baywatch Hawaii), NBC, 1989–90.
Producer, Likely Suspects, 1992.
Supervising producer, SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1993.
Producer and creative consultant, Cobra, syndicated, 1993.
Supervising producer, The Cosby Mysteries, 1994.
Supervising producer, Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1996–97.
Co-executive producer, Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997–98.
Executive producer, Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997–99.
Executive producer, Martial Law, CBS, 1999–2000.
Creative consultant, MISSING (also known as 1-800-Missing), Lifetime, 2003–2004.
Television Work; Specials:
Executive producer, The Best TV Shows That Never Were, ABC, 2004.
Television Work; Episodic:
Directed episodes of Diagnosis Murder, CBS.
"Terror for Rent" and "Motel Hell," Haunted Lives: True Ghost Stories, CBS, 1992.
"Terror for Rent" and "Motel Hell," Real Ghosts III, UPN, 1996.
The Best TV Shows That Never Were, ABC, 2004.
The Cleaner, NBC, 2004.
Television Episodes (with Lee Goldberg):
(And Burt Pearl and Steven L. Sears) "Haunted Highway," The Highwayman, NBC, 1988.
Murphy's Law, CBS, 1988–89.
Baywatch (also known as Baywatch Hawaii), NBC, 1989–90.
She Wolf of London (also known as Love & Curses), syndicated, 1990–91.
The Cosby Mysteries, NBC, 1994.
Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1994–99.
"The Car Mechanic," Deadly Games, UPN, 1995.
"Chain of Command," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1995.
"Resurrection," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1995.
"Smoke on the Water," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1995.
"The Prince of Wails," Sliders, Fox, 1995.
"That's a Moray! (aka Skeleton Garden)," Flipper (also known as The New Adventures of Flipper), PAX, 1995.
"Sammo Blammo," Martial Law, CBS, 1999.
"Final Conflict: Part 2," Martial Law, CBS, 2000.
"Freefall," Martial Law, CBS, 2000.
MISSING, Lifetime, 2000–2004.
Nero Wolfe, Arts and Entertainment, 2001–2002.
"Mr. Monk Goes to Mexico," Monk, USA Network, 2003.
"Crossed Out," She Spies, syndicated, 2003.
"Mr. Monk Meets the Godfather," Monk, USA Network, 2004.
Also wrote "On Air," Hunter; Spenser: For Hire, ABC; Cobra, syndicated; Deadly Games.
Television Stories (with Lee Goldberg); Episodic:
"Haunted Highway," The Highwayman, NBC, 1988.
(With Abbie Bernstein) "Nice Girls Don't," She Wolf of London (also known as Love & Curses), syndicated, 1990.
(With Gabe Torres) "What's Got Into Them?," She Wolf of London (also known as Love & Curses), syndicated, 1991.
(With Arthur Sellers) "Beyond the Beyond," She Wolf of London (also known as Love & Curses), syndicated, 1991.
(With Dick Van Dyke) "Comedy Is Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997.
(With Gerry Conway) "Physician, Murder Thyself," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1997.
"Murder, My Suite," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1999.
(With Lee Goldberg, Randy Lofficier, and Jean-Marc Lofficier) Science Fiction Filmmaking in the 1980s: Interviews with Actors, Directors, Producers, and Writers, McFarland & Co., 1995.
(With Randy Lofficier, Jean-Marc Lofficier, and Lee Goldberg, editors) The Dreamweavers: Interviews with Fantasy Filmmakers of the 1980s, McFarland & Co., 1995.
(With Lee Goldberg) Successful Television Writing, Wiley, 2003.
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