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Sullivan, Beth 1949(?)–

SULLIVAN, Beth 1949(?)

PERSONAL

Born August 29, 1949 (some sources cite 1950); raised in Los Angeles; father's nickname, Sully; married Jim Knobeloch (an actor), 1990; children: Tess Knobeloch, Jack Knobeloch. Education: University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. and graduate work.

Addresses: Agent William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Writer and producer. Sullivan Company, producer. Twentieth CenturyFox, worked as a development and production executive in the television division and as a programming director; also worked as a story analyst and script supervisor. Writing teacher at American Film Institute and University of California, Los Angeles. Guild Foundation, former member of board of trustees.

Member: Writers Guild of America West (former member of the board of directors).

Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award nomination, best television seriesdrama, 1994, Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden, 1995, TP de Oro, Spain, best foreign series, 1995, Michael Landon Award (with others), Young Artist awards, Young Artist Foundation, outstanding family television series of the year, 1996, Genesis Award, Catholics in the Media, best drama, best drama award, Native Americans in the Arts, best drama award, Daughters of the American Revolution, Angel Award, Alcoholics Anonymous, and other awards, including a People's Choice Award, all for Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman; Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Council and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recognition, both for A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story.

CREDITS

Television Work; Series:

Cocreator and supervising producer, The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, CBS, 19901992.

Creator and executive producer, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 19931998.

Producer, California, CBS, beginning 1997.

Creator and executive producer, Ponderosa, PAX TV, 20012002.

Television Work; Movies:

Coproducer, Confessions of a Private Secretary, NBC, c. 1984.

Associate producer, A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, NBC, 1989.

Coproducer, Posing: Inspired by Three Real Stories, CBS, 1991.

Executive producer and character creator, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Movie (also known as Revolutions ), CBS, 1999.

Executive producer and character creator, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within, CBS, 2001.

Television Work; Pilots:

Executive producer, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

Producer, USMA West Point, 1998.

Television Appearances:

Ninth Annual Genesis Awards, The Discovery Channel, 1995.

Herself, Intimate Portrait: Jane Seymour (episodic), Lifetime, 1998.

Appeared in 60 Minutes, CBS.

Film Executive Producer:

One Fine Night, 1988.

The Fittest, 1991.

WRITINGS

Teleplays; Movies:

(With Bobby Roth) Choice of Weapons, NBC, 1982.

(With others) Joy's Way, CBS, c. 1982.

His Mistress, NBC, 1984.

Confessions of a Private Secretary, NBC, c. 1984.

(With others) Baja Oklahoma, HBO, 1988.

A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, NBC, 1989.

(And story) When He's Not a Stranger, CBS, 1989.

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Movie (also known as Revolutions ), CBS, 1999.

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within, CBS, 2001.

Teleplays; Episodic:

The Insiders, ABC, 1985.

(With Joe Cacaci) "Starting Over," The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, CBS, 1990.

"Epidemic," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

"The Operation," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

"Where the Heart Is: Parts 1 & 2," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

"The Train," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1994.

"For Better or Worse: Parts 1 & 2," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1995.

"A Time to Heal: Parts 1 & 2," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1997.

"A Time to Win," Ponderosa, PAX TV, 2002.

Wrote episodes of other series, including Home Again.

Teleplays; Pilots:

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

USMA West Point, 1998.

Screenplays:

Circle of Power (also known as Brainwash, Mystique, and The Naked Weekend ), Ambassador Film Distributors, 1983.

(With others) Lola, 1985.

(With others) The Perils of Annie, 1985.

(With others) The Fittest, 1991.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Web Site, http://www.drquinnmd.com, April 11, 2004.

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