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Johnnie Mortimer (1931–1992)

Johnnie Mortimer's name was not widely known but he was the author of many of television's best known and most fondly remembered comedies. Television critics seldom gave him the credit his talents deserved but his success was unique. With his partner and longtime friend Brian Cooke he wrote series after series which invariably made the Top 10 in ... See full bio »

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(age 61) in England, UK

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Known For

Three's Company
(1976-1984)
George & Mildred
(1976-1979)
Father Dear Father
(1968-1973)
The Ropers
The Ropers Writer
(1979-1980)

Filmography

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 2011 De Komedie Compagnie (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2004 Dziupla Cezara (TV Mini-Series) (original - 13 episodes)
- Big Hopes (2004) ... (original)
- Immoral Offer (2004) ... (original)
- Shallow Grave (2004) ... (original)
- Swindle (2004) ... (original)
- As long as you need me (2004) ... (original)
 2000 The Magic of Tommy Cooper (TV Movie) (additional material)
  Never the Twain (TV Series) (devised by - 16 episodes, 1983 - 1986) (written by - 12 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (writer - 6 episodes, 1988) (creator - 1 episode, 1981)
- It's a Long Way to Friern Barnet (1988) ... (writer)
- Moving On (1988) ... (writer)
- Whose Baby? (1988) ... (writer)
- Nursery Times (1988) ... (writer)
- Grandfathers-in-Law (1988) ... (writer)
  Mixed Doubles (TV Series) (creator - 20 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (writer - 14 episodes, 1985 - 1986)
- And Baby Makes Five (1986) ... (creator) / (writer)
- If at First You Don't Succeed (1986) ... (creator)
- Old Scores (1986) ... (creator)
- The Facts of Life (1986) ... (creator)
- All Work and No Play (1986) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1984-1985 Three's a Crowd (TV Series) (based on "Robin's Nest" created by - 22 episodes)
- A Star Is Born (1985) ... (based on "Robin's Nest" created by)
- Jack Gets Trashed (1985) ... (based on "Robin's Nest" created by)
- King for a Day (1985) ... (based on "Robin's Nest" created by)
- The New Mr. Bradford (1985) ... (based on "Robin's Nest" created by)
- Deeds of Trust (1985) ... (based on "Robin's Nest" created by)
 1976-1984 Three's Company (TV Series) (based on "Man About the House" created by - 174 episodes)
- Friends and Lovers: Part 2 (1984) ... (based on "Man About the House" created by)
- Friends and Lovers: Part 1 (1984) ... (based on "Man About the House" created by)
- Cupid Works Overtime (1984) ... (based on "Man About the House" created by)
- The Heiress (1984) ... (based on "Man About the House" created by)
- Forget Me Not (1984) ... (based on "Man About the House" created by)
  Let There Be Love (TV Series) (creator - 12 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (writer - 7 episodes, 1982 - 1983)
- Love Me, Love My Dog (1983) ... (creator)
- Spilling the Beans (1983) ... (creator)
- If the Nightie Fits (1983) ... (creator)
- Love in Bloom (1983) ... (creator)
- Fool's Mate (1983) ... (creator)
 1982-1983 Tom, Dick and Harriet (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Get Out and Get Under (1983) ... (writer)
- None Shall Sleep (1983) ... (writer)
- From Here to Maternity (1983) ... (writer)
- Country Life (1983) ... (writer)
- Baby Blues (1983) ... (writer)
  Robin's Nest (TV Series) (creator - 35 episodes, 1978 - 1981) (written by - 14 episodes, 1977 - 1980)
- The Headhunters of S.W.6 (1981) ... (creator)
- Wish You Weren't Here (1981) ... (creator)
- Anniversary Waltz (1981) ... (creator)
- When Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1981) ... (creator)
- No Smoke Without Fire (1981) ... (creator)
 1981 The Incredible Mr Tanner (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The House Hunters (1981) ... (writer)
- The Wallet (1981) ... (writer)
- The Better Half (1981) ... (writer)
- The Magic Lantern (1981) ... (writer)
- The Good Samaritan (1981) ... (writer)
 1981 The Jim Davidson Show (TV Series) (script - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.6 (1981) ... (script)
- Episode #3.5 (1981) ... (script)
 1980 George and Mildred (characters)
  The Ropers (TV Series) (based on "George & Mildred" created by - 28 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (written by - 6 episodes, 1979)
- Mother's Wake (1980) ... (based on "George & Mildred" created by)
- Four Letter Word (1980) ... (based on "George & Mildred" created by)
- The Rummage Sale (1980) ... (based on "George & Mildred" created by)
- Old Flames (1980) ... (based on "George & Mildred" created by)
- Men About the House (1980) ... (based on "George & Mildred" created by)
 1978-1980 Bernie (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (1980) ... (writer)
- The Best of Bernie (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.7 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1978) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1978) ... (writer)
  George & Mildred (TV Series) (written by - 30 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (deviser - 26 episodes, 1976 - 1979) (devised & written by - 7 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (by - 6 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (devised by - 5 episodes, 1977 - 1978) (writer - 1 episode, 1977)
- The Twenty Six Year Itch (1979) ... (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
- I Gotta Horse (1979) ... (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
- Fishy Business (1979) ... (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
- A Military Pickle (1979) ... (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
- A Driving Ambition (1979) ... (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
 1978 Father, Dear Father in Australia (TV Series) (creator - 14 episodes)
- Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (1978) ... (creator)
- Thruppling Thursday (1978) ... (creator)
- The Wisdom of Patrick (1978) ... (creator)
- The Lost Sheep (1978) ... (creator)
- Straight from the Horse's Mouth (1978) ... (creator)
  Man About the House (TV Series) (written by - 37 episodes, 1973 - 1976) (series created by - 2 episodes, 1975)
- Another Bride, Another Groom (1976) ... (written by)
- Fire Down Below (1976) ... (written by)
- Mum Always Liked You Best (1976) ... (written by)
- The Sunshine Boys (1976) ... (written by)
- The Generation Game (1976) ... (written by)
 1975 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Local By-Election (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 And Mother Makes Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Art for Art's Sake (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 Man About the House (written by)
  The Tommy Cooper Hour (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (written by - 1 episode, 1973)
- Episode dated 24 April 1974 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 2 January 1974 (1974) ... (writer)
- Tommy Coopers's Xmas Box (1973) ... (written by)
- Episode dated 31 October 1973 (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie) (writer: "Man About the House")
 1973 Thirty Minutes Worth (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.6 (1973) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.5 (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 No Sex Please: We're British (screenplay by)
 1973 Father Dear Father (screenplay)
  Father Dear Father (TV Series) (writer - 33 episodes, 1968 - 1973) (written by - 12 episodes, 1968 - 1973)
- In All Directions (1973) ... (written by)
- Pop Around the Clock (1973) ... (written by)
- Right Hand Man (1973) ... (writer)
- It's in the Book. (1973) ... (writer)
- Home and away (1973) ... (written by)
 1972 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie) (writer - segment "Father, Dear Father")
 1972 Alcock and Gander (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Artistic Books, Soho, Ltd (1972) ... (writer)
- The Strip Club (1972) ... (writer)
- Pontoon (1972) ... (writer)
- Soho Is Too Small (1972) ... (writer)
- Husband in a Hurry (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Marty Abroad (TV Short)
 1970 The Mating Machine (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Only Three Can Play (1970) ... (writer)
 1969-1970 Cribbins (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1970) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 Marty Amok (TV Movie)
  Horne A'Plenty (TV Series) (1 episode, 1969) (script - 1 episode, 1968)
- Christmas Horne A'Plenty (1968) ... (script)
 1968 The Ronnie Barker Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Incredible Mister Tanner (1968) ... (writer)
- The Fastest Gun in Finchley (1968) ... (writer)
 1966 Life with Cooper (TV Series)
 1966 Foreign Affairs (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Foreign Body (1966)
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