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David Kelley might be described as living the American Dream, 1990s' style: write a screenplay, move to Hollywood, make millions and marry a movie star. A former Boston lawyer, in the last decade, he switched careers to become a successful television producer whose shows are recognized for their quality as well as receiving top ratings. David ... See full bio »
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  The Crazy Ones (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2014)
- The Lighthouse (2014) ... (creator)
- The Monster (2014) ... (creator)
- Love Sucks (2014) ... (creator)
- Danny Chase Hates Brad Paisley (2014) ... (creator)
- March Madness (2014) ... (creator)
  Monday Mornings (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2013) (written by - 8 episodes, 2013) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2013)
- Family Ties (2013) ... (creator) / (teleplay)
- Wheels Within Wheels (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Truth or Consequences (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- One Fine Day (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Communion (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Harry's Law (TV Series) (created by - 34 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (written by - 29 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (story - 1 episode, 2012) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2012)
- Onward and Upward (2012) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- The Whole Truth (2012) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Class War (2012) ... (creator)
- And the Band Played On (2012) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Breaking Points (2012) ... (creator)
 2011 Wonder Woman (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2010 Legally Mad (TV Movie) (creator)
  Boston Legal (TV Series) (created by - 101 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (writer - 39 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (written by - 29 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (story - 10 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (teleplay - 10 episodes, 2004 - 2008)
- Last Call (2008) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Made in China (2008) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Juiced (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Thanksgiving (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Kill, Baby, Kill! (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Movie) (written by)
 2007 Lake Placid 2 (TV Movie) (original concept - uncredited)
  The Wedding Bells (TV Series) (created by - 7 episodes, 2007) (writer - 6 episodes, 2007)
- The Mother (2007) ... (creator)
- The Most Beautiful Girl (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Fools in Love (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The Fantasy (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Partly Cloudy, with a Chance of Disaster (2007) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2005 The Law Firm (TV Series) (creator)
  Boston Public (TV Series) (created by - 81 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (writer - 23 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (written by - 18 episodes, 2000 - 2003) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2001) (story - 1 episode, 2001)
- Chapter Eighty-One (2004) ... (creator)
- Chapter Eighty (2004) ... (creator)
- Chapter Seventy-Nine (2004) ... (creator)
- Chapter Seventy-Eight (2004) ... (creator)
- Chapter Seventy-Seven (2004) ... (creator)
  The Practice (TV Series) (created by - 167 episodes, 1997 - 2004) (written by - 130 episodes, 1997 - 2004) (teleplay - 11 episodes, 1997 - 2004) (story - 8 episodes, 1997 - 2002) (story & teleplay - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Adjourned (a.k.a. Cheers) (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- New Hoods on the Block (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Comings and Goings (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Firm (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Case Against Alan Shore (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2003 The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Little Girl Lost (2003) ... (writer)
- Sleeping Lions (2003) ... (writer)
- Tough Love (2003) ... (writer)
- Secrets and Lies (2003) ... (writer)
- Falling Acorns (2003) ... (writer)
  Girls Club (TV Series) (created by - 9 episodes, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Hello, Goodbye (2002) ... (creator)
- Triple Header (2002) ... (creator)
- Thighs Wide Open (2002) ... (creator)
- The Young and the Meatless (2002) ... (creator)
- The Moment (2002) ... (creator)
  Ally McBeal (TV Series) (created by - 112 episodes, 1997 - 2002) (writer - 68 episodes, 1997 - 2002) (written by - 33 episodes, 1997 - 2002) (story - 11 episodes, 1998 - 2002) (teleplay - 9 episodes, 1998 - 2002)
- Bygones (2002) ... (creator) / (writer)
- All of Me (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- What I'll Never Do for Love Again (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Another One Bites the Dust (2002) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Tom Dooley (2002) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Chicago Hope (TV Series) (created by - 141 episodes, 1994 - 2000) (writer - 20 episodes, 1994 - 2000) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1995) (story - 3 episodes, 1995)
- Have I Got a Deal for You (2000) ... (creator)
- Everybody's Special at Chicago Hope (2000) ... (creator)
- Thoughts of You (2000) ... (creator)
- Miller Time (2000) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Devoted Attachment (2000) ... (creator)
  Snoops (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (writer - 5 episodes, 1999)
- Swan Chant (2000) ... (creator)
- The Stolen Diskette (2000) ... (creator)
- Blood Lines (1999) ... (creator)
- A Criminal Mind (1999) ... (creator)
- The Grinch (1999) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1999 Mystery, Alaska (written by)
 1999 Lake Placid (written by)
 1996 To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday (screenplay)
  Picket Fences (TV Series) (created by - 88 episodes, 1992 - 1996) (writer - 4 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (written by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Liver Let Die (1996) ... (creator)
- To Forgive Is Devine (1996) ... (creator)
- Forget Selma (1996) ... (creator)
- Winner Takes All (1996) ... (creator)
- Three Weddings and a Meltdown (1996) ... (creator)
 1996 Mixed Nuts (TV Movie)
  Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) (created by - 97 episodes, 1989 - 1993) (written by - 2 episodes, 1989)
- What Makes Doogie Run (1993) ... (creator)
- Eleven Angry People... and Vinnie (1993) ... (creator)
- Dorky Housecall, M.D. (1993) ... (creator)
- You've Come a Long Way, Babysitter (1993) ... (creator)
  L.A. Law (TV Series) (written by - 60 episodes, 1986 - 1992) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 1986 - 1988)
- Steal It Again, Sam (1992) ... (written by)
- Guess Who's Coming to Murder (1992) ... (written by)
- Since I Fell for You (1991) ... (written by)
- On the Toad Again (1991) ... (written by)
- There Goes the Judge (1991) ... (written by)
 1987 From the Hip (screenplay) / (story)
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I tend to be a little grand in terms of storytelling, I've never been limited by anybody's sense of reality. See more »

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