Stephen J. Cannell, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Stephen J. Cannell

American television producer, writer, novelist and occasional actor

Date of Birth: 05-Feb-1941

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Death: 30-Sep-2010

Profession: screenwriter, actor, writer, film director, film producer, novelist, television actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Stephen J. Cannell

  • Stephen Joseph Cannell (; February 5, 1941 – September 30, 2010) was an American television producer, writer, novelist, and occasional actor, and the founder of Cannell Entertainment (formerly Stephen J.
  • Cannell Productions) and the Cannell Studios. After starting his career as a television script writer, Cannell created or co-created several dozen successful TV series from the 1970s to the 1990s, often with his creative partner Frank Lupo.
  • Cannell's creations included The Rockford Files, The A-Team, The Greatest American Hero, 21 Jump Street, and The Commish.
  • He also wrote novels, notably the Shane Scully mystery series.

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