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Linwood Boomer


Linwood was the second youngest of four sons. He grew up with a strict mother, Eileen, and was enrolled in a gifted program at school. Linwood's first behind-the-scenes work was as writer and producer on the NBC series Silver Spoons (1982) (1985-86) and Night Court (1984) (1986-88). After developing an adaptation of the popular British sci-fi ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Malcolm in the Middle
(2000-2006)
Red Dwarf
Red Dwarf Producer
(1992)
Night Court
Night Court Producer
(1986-1988)
Townies
Townies Producer
(1996)

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 2012-2014 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (consulting producer - 25 episodes)
- Danny and Mindy (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Girl Next Door (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- An Officer and a Gynecologist (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Think Like a Peter (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Girl Crush (2014) ... (consulting producer)
 2009 The Karenskys (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Drive/II (TV Movie) (consulting producer)
 2000-2005 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series) (executive producer - 129 episodes)
- Mrs. Tri-County (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Buseys Take a Hostage (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Stilts (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Motivational Speaker (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Ida's Dance (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2000-2001 God, the Devil and Bob (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Bob Gets Involved (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
- God's Girlfriend (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
- Bob's Father (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
- There's Too Much Sex on TV (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
- Neighbor's Keeper (2001) ... (co-executive producer)
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series) (executive producer - 19 episodes)
- See Dick Run (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Selfish Dick (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Father Knows Dick (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Assault with a Deadly Dick (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Dick Like Me (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1996 Townies (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- The Six-Month Itch (1996) ... (executive producer)
- I'm with Stupid (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Thanksgiving (1996) ... (executive producer)
- It's Go Time (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Things That Go Bump in the Water (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1992 Red Dwarf (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1987-1988 Night Court (TV Series) (producer - 22 episodes)
- Danny Got His Gun: Part 1 (1988) ... (producer)
- Mac's Millions (1988) ... (producer)
- Top Judge (1988) ... (producer)
- Jung and the Restless (1988) ... (producer)
- Russkie Business (1988) ... (producer)
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Show Show Miscellaneous: TV (5 credits)
Show Show Actor: TV (10 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Linwood Dalton | Enzo Stussi
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Although he has been working behind the scenes writing, and is the creator of the highly popular series Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Linwood is best known as playing "Adam Kendall", Melissa Sue Anderson's blind husband on Little House on the Prairie (1974). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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