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Joel Oliansky (1935–2002)


Joel Oliansky was born on October 11, 1935 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and director, known for The Competition (1980), Bird (1988) and The Law (1974). He was married to Patricia E. Godfrey. He died on July 29, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Competition
(1980)
Bird
Bird Writer
(1988)
The Law
The Law Writer
(1974)
Counterpoint
Counterpoint Writer
(1967)

Filmography

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 1996 Abducted: A Father's Love (TV Movie) (written by)
 1988 Bird (written by)
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1985) ... (teleplay - segment "Incident in a Small Jail")
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Part IV (1981) ... (written by)
- Part III (1981) ... (written by)
- Part II (1981) ... (written by)
- Part I (1981) ... (written by)
 1980 The Competition (screenplay) / (story)
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Snake Eyes: Part 2 (1977) ... (teleplay)
- Snake Eyes (1977) ... (teleplay)
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
 1976 Mallory: Circumstantial Evidence (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1975 The Law (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Special Circumstances (1975) ... (writer)
- Prior Consent (1975) ... (writer)
- Complaint Amended (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 The Law (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1974 Kojak (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Nursemaid (1974) ... (written by)
  Sarge (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1971)
- The Silent Target (1971) ... (teleplay)
- A Terminal Case of Vengeance (1971) ... (writer)
 1971 Ironside (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Priest Killer (1971) ... (teleplay)
 1970-1971 The Bold Ones: The Senator (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- George Washington Told a Lie (1971) ... (teleplay)
- To Taste of Death But Once (1970) ... (teleplay)
  Daniel Boone (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1967) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1968)
- Hero's Welcome (1968) ... (teleplay)
- Secret Code (1967) ... (written by)
- The King's Shilling (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 Counterpoint (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

Joe L. Oliansky
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Older brother of Lynn Pleshette and brother-in-law of John Pleshette. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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