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Barbara Esensten (1937–2012)

Barbara Jean Sills was born in Los Angeles, California on March 7, 1937. She started her writing career as a reporter for her college's newspaper, UCLA's Daily Bruin. After college, she married attorney Jack Esensten and they had three daughters, Teri, Randi and Deena. The couple divorced when Barbara Esensten decided to make a career herself: she... See full bio »

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  All My Children (TV Series) (co-head writer - 62 episodes, 2008) (script writer - 55 episodes, 2010 - 2011) (writer - 3 episodes, 2007)
- Episode #1.10705 (2011) ... (script writer)
- Episode #1.10700 (2011) ... (script writer)
- Episode #1.10698 (2011) ... (script writer)
- Episode #1.10691 (2011) ... (script writer)
- Episode #1.10682 (2011) ... (script writer)
  Days of Our Lives (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2007) (associate head writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode #1.10522 (2007) ... (associate head writer)
- Episode #1.10485 (2007) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.10483 (2007) ... (writer)
 2005 One Life to Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Order of the Day (2005) ... (writer)
 2003 Port Charles (TV Series) (head writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.1626 (2003) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.1563 (2003) ... (head writer)
  Guiding Light (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1993 - 1998) (head writer - 2 episodes, 1997 - 2000)
- Episode dated 15 June 2000 (2000) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.2995 (1998) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 21 November 1997 (1997) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 22 April 1997 (1997) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 September 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
 1996 The City (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 September 1996 (1996) ... (co-creator)
 1990 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Showgirl Mystery (1990) ... (written by)
 1990 The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage (TV Movie) (teleplay - segment "Love on the High Seas") / (written by - segment "The Goodbye Rose")
 1990 Rich Men, Single Women (TV Movie) (teleplay)
  Dynasty (TV Series) (story - 6 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (written by - 6 episodes, 1987 - 1988)
- Here Comes the Son (1989) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Sins of the Father (1989) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Virginia Reels (1989) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Every Picture Tells a Story (1988) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- She's Back (1988) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1983 Loving (TV Series) (head writer - 1993-1995)
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 1988-1989 Dynasty (TV Series) (executive story editor - 22 episodes)
- Catch 22 (1989) ... (executive story editor)
- Blasts from the Pasts (1989) ... (executive story editor)
- Here Comes the Son (1989) ... (executive story editor)
- No Bones About It (1989) ... (executive story editor)
- Tale of the Tape (1989) ... (executive story editor)
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During the writers' strike of 2007-2008, she chose financial core status with the Writers Guild of America and continued working.

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