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Earl Hamner Jr.

Earl Hamner Jr. was born on July 10, 1923 in Schuyler, Virginia, USA as Earl Henry Hamner Jr. He is a writer and producer, known for The Waltons (1971), Falcon Crest (1981) and Charlotte's Web (2006). He has been married to Jane Martin since October 16, 1954. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2006 Charlotte's Web (film story)
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Doghouse (2001) ... (as Earl Hamner)
 2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Anniversary (2000) ... (writer)
 1997 The Education of Little Tree (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
 1997 A Walton Easter (TV Movie) (characters - as Earl Hamner)
 1995 A Mother's Gift (TV Movie) (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
 1995 A Walton Wedding (TV Movie) (characters - as Earl Hamner)
 1993 A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (TV Movie) (characters - as Earl Hamner)
 1993 The Magic Paintbrush (TV Movie) (written for television by - as Earl Hamner)
  Falcon Crest (TV Series) (created by - 227 episodes, 1981 - 1990) (written by - 2 episodes, 1981)
- Home Again (1990) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- Danny's Song (1990) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Return (1990) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- Crimes of the Past (1990) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- Dark Streets (1990) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
 1983 The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) (written by)
  Boone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1983)
- The Decision (1983) ... (writer)
- The Monument (1983) ... (written by)
 1982 A Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain (TV Movie) (creator - as Earl Hamner)
  The Waltons (TV Series) (created by - 212 episodes, 1972 - 1981) (written by - 4 episodes, 1972 - 1976) (story - 2 episodes, 1973) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1975) (novel - 1 episode, 1971) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1971)
- The Revel (1981) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Hostage (1981) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Lumberjack (1981) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Heartache (1981) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Indiscretion (1981) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
 1980 The Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons (TV Movie) (creator - as Earl Hamner, Earl Hamner)
 1978 Lassie: A New Beginning (TV Movie)
  Apple's Way (TV Series) (1 episode, 1974) (created by - 27 episodes, 1974 - 1975)
- The Price (1975) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Outing (1975) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Christmas Party (1974) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Outsider (1974) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Apprentice (1974) ... (created by - as Earl Hamner)
 1973 A Dream for Christmas (TV Movie) (story - uncredited)
 1973 Charlotte's Web (story)
 1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) (novel entitled "The Homecoming") / (teleplay)
 1971 Aesop's Fables (TV Movie) (as Earl Hamner)
 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- The Visitor (1970) ... (written by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Haunted House (1970) ... (written by - as Earl Hamner)
- A Fowl Episode (1970) ... (written by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Tyrannosaurus Tibia (1970) ... (written by - as Earl Hamner)
 1969 CBS Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Appalachian Autumn (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Tiger, Tiger (TV Movie) (as Earl Hamner)
  Gentle Ben (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (story - 2 episodes, 1967) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1967)
- The Last Red Wolf (1969) ... (written by)
- The Haunted Castle (1968) ... (written by)
- Warden's Pond (1968) ... (written by)
- Wayward Bear: Part 2 (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Wayward Bear: Part 1 (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1968 Heidi (TV Movie) (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
  The Invaders (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1967) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Watchers (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The People Trap (1966) ... (teleplay)
 1965 Wagon Train (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Wanda Snow Story (1965) ... (written by)
 1965 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Long Hot Summer (1965) ... (teleplay)
 1962-1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- The Bewitchin' Pool (1964) ... (written by)
- Stopover in a Quiet Town (1964) ... (written by)
- Black Leather Jackets (1964) ... (written by)
- You Drive (1964) ... (written by)
- Ring-A-Ding Girl (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Palm Springs Weekend (writer)
 1963 Spencer's Mountain (novel)
 1962 It's a Man's World (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Drive Over to Exeter (1962) ... (written by)
 1962 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Musicale (1962) ... (written by)
 1959 Tactic (TV Series) (as Earl Hamner)
 1954 Justice (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Hit and Run (1954) ... (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
 1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Highway (1954) ... (adaptation)
 1953 The Kate Smith Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Fifty Roads To Town (Novel, Random House, 1953, ASIN B000GBWQJ6) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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