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John Furia (1929–2009)

John Furia was born on August 16, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as John Joseph Furia Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for The Singing Nun (1966), Hotel (1983) and Change of Habit (1969). He was married to Mary and Ann Maffeo. He died on May 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Singing Nun
(1966)
Hotel
Hotel Writer
(1983-1988)
Change of Habit
(1969)

Filmography

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  Hotel (TV Series) (developed for television by - 114 episodes, 1983 - 1988) (written by - 3 episodes, 1983)
- Aftershocks (1988) ... (creator - as John Furia Jr.)
- Grand Designs (1988) ... (creator - as John Furia Jr.)
- Contest of Wills (1988) ... (creator - as John Furia Jr.)
- Power Play (1988) ... (creator - as John Furia Jr.)
- Till Death Do Us Part (1988) ... (creator - as John Furia Jr.)
 1984 My Mother's Secret Life (TV Movie)
 1979 The Death of Ocean View Park (TV Movie) (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
 1979 240-Robert (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Apology (1979) ... (as John Furia Jr.)
 1972-1976 The Waltons (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Great Motorcycle Race (1976) ... (written by - as John Joseph)
- The Minstrel (1972) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
- The Sinner (1972) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
 1974 The Healers (TV Movie) (as John Furia Jr.)
 1972-1973 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Diamond That Nobody Stole (1973) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
- Follow the White Brick Road (1972) ... (written by)
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- An Eye for an Eye (1973) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
  Longstreet (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1971) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1971)
- There Was a Crooked Man (1971) ... (story - as John Joseph) / (teleplay - as John Joseph)
 1970 Smoke (TV Movie) (teleplay - as John Furia Jr.)
 1969 Change of Habit (story - as John Joseph)
 1967 The F.B.I. (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Blood Verdict (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 The Felony Squad (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Debt of Fear (1967) ... (written by - as John Joseph)
 1967 The Monroes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Race for the Rainbow (1967) ... (writer)
 1966 The Singing Nun (as John Furia Jr.) / (story - as John Furia Jr.)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Turncoat (1964) ... (teleplay - as John Furia Jr.)
 1963-1964 Espionage (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Liberators (1964) ... (as John Furia Jr.)
- A Camel to Ride (1963) ... (as John Furia Jr.)
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Broken Year (1963) ... (teleplay - as John Furia Jr.)
 1963 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- I Dream of Genie (1963) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
  Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1962) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1961 - 1962)
- The Legacy (1962) ... (written by)
- Solomon's Choice (1962) ... (teleplay - as John Furia)
- The Search (1962) ... (written by)
- Winter Harvest (1961) ... (teleplay)
 1962 G.E. True (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Last Day (1962) ... (teleplay - as John Joseph)
 1960-1962 Bonanza (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- The Quest (1962) ... (written by - as John Joseph)
- The Mountain Girl (1962) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
- Springtime (1961) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
- Silent Thunder (1960) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
- Feet of Clay (1960) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
  The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961) (written by - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Man Who Wanted Everything Perfect (1961) ... (teleplay - as John Furia Jr.)
- The Women Who (1960) ... (written by - as John Furia Jr.)
 1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Knight of the Sun (1961) ... (as John Furia Jr.)
- Honor Bright (1961) ... (as John Furia Jr.)
 1960 National Velvet (TV Series)
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Patsy (1960) ... (teleplay)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

John Furia Jr. | John Joseph
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Trivia:

(1996-) Director of the Screenwriting Division at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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