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Douglas Benton (1925–2000)

Born in Hollis, Oklahoma, Douglas Benton was an oil field "roughneck, " a wartime bombardier/navigator cadet, a newscaster and an Associated Press bureau chief before moving to Hollywood and becoming story editor, associate producer and ultimately producer of TV's prestigious "General Electric Theater." His other TV producing credits include "... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare Producer
(1963-1966)
Ironside
Ironside Producer
(1968-1972)
Police Woman
Police Woman Producer
(1974-1978)
Thriller
Thriller Producer
(1961-1962)

Filmography

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 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Address Unknown (1986) ... (producer)
- Death Goes to the Movies (1986) ... (producer)
- Ten Tons of Trouble (1986) ... (producer)
- Breathing Room (Pilot) (1986) ... (producer)
 1985 Code Name: Foxfire (TV Series) (supervising producer - 1 episode)
- Slay It Again, Sam (1985) ... (supervising producer)
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Lovers and Other Killers (1984) ... (producer)
 1983-1984 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (supervising producer - 21 episodes)
- I Witness (1984) ... (supervising producer: Hollywood)
- Dream a Little Dream (1984) ... (supervising producer: Hollywood)
- On Face Value (1984) ... (supervising producer: Hollywood)
- Holmes Is Where the Heart Is (1984) ... (supervising producer: Hollywood)
- Let the Punishment Fit the Crime (1984) ... (supervising producer: Hollywood)
 1983 M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (TV Movie) (supervising producer)
 1982 Victims (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 Gauguin the Savage (TV Movie) (producer)
 1980 Skag (TV Series) (supervising producer - 6 episodes)
- What Passes for Love in East Pittsburgh (1980) ... (supervising producer)
- The Working Girl: Part 2 (1980) ... (supervising producer)
- The Working Girl: Part 1 (1980) ... (supervising producer)
- The Wildcatters (1980) ... (supervising producer)
- In Trouble at 15 (1980) ... (supervising producer)
 1979 Undercover with the KKK (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1979 Transplant (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979 A Last Cry for Help (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974-1977 Police Woman (TV Series) (producer - 42 episodes)
- Merry Christmas Waldo (1977) ... (producer)
- Silky Chamberlain (1977) ... (producer)
- Bondage (1977) ... (producer)
- Tennis Bum (1976) ... (producer)
- The Lifeline Agency (1976) ... (producer)
 1974 Punch and Jody (TV Movie) (producer)
 1973-1974 The Rookies (TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes)
- Death Watch (1974) ... (producer)
- Time Lock (1974) ... (producer)
- Rolling Thunder (1974) ... (producer)
- Something Less Than a Man (1974) ... (producer)
- Eyewitness (1974) ... (producer)
 1973 Columbo (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Lovely But Lethal (1973) ... (producer)
 1972-1973 Hec Ramsey (TV Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- The Mystery of Chalk Hill (1973) ... (producer)
- Mystery of the Yellow Rose (1973) ... (producer)
- Mystery of the Green Feather (1972) ... (producer)
- Hangman's Wages (1972) ... (producer)
 1972 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Female Instinct (1972) ... (producer)
 1968-1972 Ironside (TV Series) (producer - 43 episodes)
- His Fiddlers Three (1972) ... (producer)
- Achilles' Heel (1972) ... (producer)
- Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Murder (1972) ... (producer)
- Find a Victim (1972) ... (producer)
- But When She Was Bad, ... (1971) ... (producer)
 1971 The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (TV Series) (producer)
 1971 A Howling in the Woods (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- A Pattern of Morality (1971) ... (producer)
 1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Dark Is the Rainbow, Loud the Silence (1970) ... (producer)
 1967-1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- Without Honor (1968) ... (producer)
- The Blue Moon Train (1968) ... (producer)
- The Sound of a Drum (1968) ... (producer)
- Knife in the Darkness (1968) ... (producer)
- Heller (1968) ... (producer)
 1967 The Legend of Jud Starr (TV Movie) (producer)
 1966-1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (producer - 29 episodes)
- The Kooky Spook Affair (1967) ... (producer)
- The High and the Deadly Affair (1967) ... (producer)
- The U.N.C.L.E. Samurai Affair (1967) ... (producer)
- The Double-O-Nothing Affair (1967) ... (producer)
- The Phi Beta Killer Affair (1967) ... (producer)
  Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (producer - 58 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (associate producer - 34 episodes, 1963 - 1965)
- Reckoning (1966) ... (producer)
- New Doctor in Town (1966) ... (producer)
- Strange Sort of Accident (1966) ... (producer)
- Mercy or Murder (1966) ... (producer)
- Travel a Crooked Road (1966) ... (producer)
 1962-1963 Wide Country (TV Series) (associate producer - 28 episodes)
- The Care and Handling of Tigers (1963) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
- The Lucky Punch (1963) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
- Yanqui, Go Home! (1963) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
- The Girl from Nob Hill (1963) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
- Farewell to Margarita (1963) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
 1961-1962 Thriller (TV Series) (associate producer - 38 episodes)
- The Specialists (1962) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
- The Lethal Ladies (1962) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
- Man of Mystery (1962) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
- Kill My Love (1962) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
- The Bride Who Died Twice (1962) ... (associate producer - as Doug Benton)
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