No photo available. Represent Edward J. Lakso? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 65,467 this week

Edward J. Lakso (1932–2009)

Edward J. Lakso was born on September 20, 1932 in San Francisco, California, USA as Edward Joseph Lakso. He was a writer and producer, known for Charlie's Angels (1976), Combat! (1962) and Petrocelli (1974). He died on May 23, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. See full bio »

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Edward J. Lakso.

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (61 credits)
 1985-1986 Airwolf (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Break-In at Santa Paula (1986) ... (written by)
- Eagles (1985) ... (written by)
 1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Rabbit's Feet (1984) ... (written by)
  Charlie's Angels (TV Series) (written by - 32 episodes, 1976 - 1981) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1977 - 1979)
- Let Our Angel Live (1981) ... (written by)
- Angel on a Roll (1981) ... (written by)
- Stuntwomen Angels (1981) ... (written by)
- Chorus Line Angels (1981) ... (written by)
- Angel on the Line (1981) ... (written by)
 1981 Back to the Planet of the Apes (TV Movie)
 1979 The Power Within (TV Movie)
  Starsky and Hutch (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 1975 - 1977) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1975)
- Long Walk Down a Short Dirt Road (1977) ... (written by)
- Omaha Tiger (1976) ... (written by)
- The Hostages (1976) ... (written by)
- The Bait (1975) ... (teleplay)
 1976 Switch (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Maggie's Hero (1976) ... (as Edward Lakso)
  Baretta (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1976) (written by - 1 episode, 1976)
- The Left Hand of the Devil (1976) ... (written by)
 1975-1976 S.W.A.T. (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Any Second Now (1976) ... (writer)
- Criss-Cross (1975) ... (writer)
  The Rockford Files (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1975)
- The Italian Bird Fiasco (1976) ... (written by)
- Roundabout (1975) ... (teleplay)
- Claire (1975) ... (written by)
- Aura Lee, Farewell (1975) ... (teleplay)
 1975 Khan! (TV Series)
 1974 Planet of the Apes (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Cure (1974) ... (writer)
- The Trap (1974) ... (writer)
  Mannix (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1972) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1971) (story - 1 episode, 1974)
- A Fine Day for Dying (1974) ... (story)
- A Walk in the Shadows (1972) ... (written by)
- The Glass Trap (1971) ... (teleplay - as Edward J. Lasko)
- Voice in the Dark (1971) ... (teleplay - as Edward J. Lasko)
- Death Run (1969) ... (written by)
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Pilot Error (1974) ... (written by)
 1974 Petrocelli (TV Series)
 1974 The Magician (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Illusion of the Queen's Gambit (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 Adam-12 (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Southwest Division (1973) ... (written by)
- Northeast Division (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 Brother on the Run (writer)
  Mission: Impossible (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1967 - 1973) (story - 1 episode, 1971) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1971)
- Imitation (1973) ... (written by)
- The Connection (1971) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Run for the Money (1971) ... (written by)
- The Traitor (1967) ... (written by)
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Loose Connection (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- An Often and Familiar Ghost (1973) ... (written by)
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Return of Estaban (1971) ... (written by)
- Ground Loop at Spanish Wells (1971) ... (written by)
  Mod Squad (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes, 1969 - 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1970) (story - 1 episode, 1970)
- The Sands of Anger (1971) ... (writer)
- Color of Laughter, Color of Tears (1971) ... (writer)
- See the Eagles Dying (1970) ... (written by)
- The Long Road Home (1970) ... (written by)
 1971 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- One Lonely Step (1971) ... (writer)
 1970 San Francisco International Airport (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Crisis (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Little Bear Died Running (1970) ... (written by)
 1970 Matt Lincoln (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charles (1970) ... (writer)
  The Virginian (TV Series) (1 episode, 1970) (writer - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1969)
- A Time of Terror (1970) ... (as Edward J. Lasko)
- A Flash of Darkness (1969) ... (writer)
- A Small Taste of Justice (1967) ... (writer)
 1970 The Cliff (TV Movie) (written by)
 1969 The New People (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Guns of Bomano (1969) ... (writer)
  The F.B.I. (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- Scapegoat (1969) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1969 The Pigeon (TV Movie)
 1969 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Forty Feet High and It Kills! (1969) ... (story - as Ed Lakso)
 1968-1969 The Big Valley (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Flight from San Miguel (1969) ... (written by)
- Deathtown (1968) ... (written by)
- Run of the Cat (1968) ... (written by)
  The Outsider (TV Series) (1 episode, 1968) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
- Periwinkle Blue (1969) ... (teleplay)
- The Girl from Missouri (1969) ... (written by)
  The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Meeting in a Small Town (1968) ... (as Ed Lakso)
- And He Shall Lead the Children (1968) ... (as Ed Lakso)
- A Grave for James Sonnett (1967) ... (writer)
 1968 Star Trek (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- And the Children Shall Lead (1968) ... (written by)
 1968 The Outcasts (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Three Ways to Die (1968) ... (writer)
  The Rat Patrol (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Hickory Dickory Dock Raid (1968) ... (writer)
- The Love Thine Enemy Raid (1967) ... (writer)
- Take Me to Your Leader Raid (1967) ... (written by)
 1967-1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Night of the Headless Woman (1968) ... (writer)
- The Night of the Running Death (1967) ... (writer)
- The Night of the Cut-Throats (1967) ... (writer)
- The Night of the Firebrand (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Friendly Enemies (1967) ... (writer)
- Now I Lay Me Down to Die (1967) ... (writer)
 1967 Gentle Giant (screenplay)
  Laredo (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1965 - 1967) (written by - 1 episode, 1966) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1965)
- Walk Softly (1967) ... (writer)
- Finnegan (1966) ... (writer)
- A Very Small Assignment (1966) ... (written by)
- A Medal for Reese (1965) ... (teleplay)
- A Matter of Policy (1965) ... (writer)
  Combat! (TV Series) (written by - 28 episodes, 1963 - 1966) (writer - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1966) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1965) (story - 1 episode, 1967)
- Anniversary (1967) ... (story)
- The Losers (1966) ... (written by)
- A Sudden Terror (1966) ... (written by)
- The Flying Machine (1966) ... (written by)
- Ask Me No Questions (1966) ... (written by)
  Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1964 - 1966) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
- Travel a Crooked Road (1966) ... (writer)
- To Visit One More Spring (1965) ... (writer)
- Something Old, Something New (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Music Hath Charms (1965) ... (writer)
- The Sound of a Faraway Hill (1964) ... (teleplay)
 1965 I Spy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Chrysanthemum (1965) ... (written by)
  12 O'Clock High (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1965) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- The Cry of Fallen Birds (1965) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Sound of Distant Thunder (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 Rawhide (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Incident of White Eyes (1963) ... (writer)
 1962-1963 Ripcord (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Run, Joby, Run (1963) ... (written by)
- Reprisal (1963) ... (written by)
- Jump to a Blind Alley (1963) ... (written by)
- Flight to Terror (1963) ... (written by)
- The Hunter (1962) ... (written by)
 1962 Womanhunt (screenplay)
 1962 The Broken Land (written by - as Edward Lakso)
  Adventures in Paradise (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Dream Merchant (1962) ... (writer)
- Build My Gallows Low (1962) ... (teleplay)
- The Fires of Kanua (1961) ... (as Edward Lakso)
  Laramie (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- A Grave for Cully Brown (1962) ... (story)
- The Last Journey (1961) ... (story - as Ed Lasko)
- Day of Vengeance (1960) ... (writer)
 1962 King of Diamonds (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Backlash (1962) ... (written by)
 1961 My Three Sons (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Ugly Duckling (1961) ... (written by)
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Brother in Arms (1961) ... (written by - as Edward Lasko)
 1960 Perry Mason (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker (1960) ... (story - as Edward Lasko)
 1959 The Immoral Mr. Teas (narration)
 1959 Operation Dames (screenplay - as Ed Lasko)
 1959 Roadracers (screenplay - as Ed Lakso)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Edward Lakso | Ed Lakso | Edward J. Lasko | Edward Lasko | Ed Lasko
Edit

Did You Know?

Star Sign:

Virgo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Edward J. Lakso = American? andreas_olofsson
Laredo powersroc
Thanks for keeping Charlie's Angels soaring sleepwalking
Discuss Edward J. Lakso on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page