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Johnny Speight (1920–1998)

Johnny Speight was born on June 2, 1920 in Canning Town, London, England. He is known for his work on All in the Family (1971), Archie Bunker's Place (1979) and In Sickness and in Health (1985). He was married to Constance Barrett. He died on July 5, 1998 in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, England. See full bio »

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 1998 The Thoughts of Chairman Alf (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1998) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (written by)
 1997 A Word with Alf (TV Series)
 1997 An Audience with Alf Garnett (TV Movie)
 1985-1992 In Sickness and in Health (TV Series) (written by - 47 episodes)
- Episode #6.7 (1992) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.6 (1992) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.5 (1992) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.4 (1992) ... (written by)
- Episode #6.3 (1992) ... (written by)
  In voor- en tegenspoed (TV Series) (scenario - 6 episodes, 1991) (by - 1 episode, 1991)
- Nog vele jaren (1991) ... (scenario)
- Oranje boven (1991) ... (scenario)
- Draadloos (1991) ... (scenario)
- Marktprijzen (1991) ... (scenario)
- Stille nacht (1991) ... (scenario)
 1989 The Nineteenth Hole (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... (writer)
 1987 Carrott Confidential (TV Series)
 1983-1984 Lady Is a Tramp (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.6 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1984) ... (writer)
 1979-1983 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series) ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by - 97 episodes)
- I'm Torn Here (1983) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
- Small Claims Court (1983) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
- No One Said It Was Easy (1983) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
- Bunker Madness (1983) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
- Store Wars (1983) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
 1981 Till Death... (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Giving Up Alcohol (1981) ... (written by)
- The TV Breaks Down (1981) ... (written by)
- Eastbourne (1981) ... (written by)
- Hung-Over (1981) ... (written by)
- Punks (1981) ... (written by)
 1979 Spooner's Patch (TV Series) (writer)
  All in the Family (TV Series) ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by - 206 episodes, 1971 - 1979) (based on "Till Death Us Do Part" created by - 1 episode, 1971)
- Too Good Edith (1979) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
- The Return of Stephanie's Father (1979) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
- The Family Next Door (1979) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
- "All in the Family" Retrospective (1979) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
- Edith Gets Fired (1979) ... ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)
 1979 Ein verr├╝cktes Paar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... (writer)
 1977 The Mike Reid Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... (writer)
  Ein Herz und eine Seele (TV Series) (based on an idea by - 6 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (series idea - 2 episodes, 1976)
- Modell Tetzlaff (1976) ... (series idea)
- Massage (1976) ... (series idea)
- Der Sittenstrolch (1974) ... (based on an idea by - as Jonny Speight)
- Tapetenwechsel (1974) ... (based on an idea by)
- Selbstbedienung (1974) ... (based on an idea by)
  Till Death Us Do Part (TV Series) (written by - 52 episodes, 1966 - 1975) (writer - 1 episode, 1974)
- Unemployment (1975) ... (written by)
- A Hole in One (1975) ... (written by)
- Window (1975) ... (written by)
- Drunk in Charge of a Bicycle (1975) ... (written by)
- Min the Housekeeper (1975) ... (written by)
 1963-1975 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- For Richer... For Poorer (1975) ... (writer)
- To Lucifer: A Son (1967) ... (writer)
- Till Death Us Do Part (1965) ... (writer)
- Shamrot (1963) ... (writer)
 1974 Francis Howerd in Concert (TV Movie)
 1974 Marty Back Together Again (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 It's Lulu (TV Series) (special material - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (1973) ... (special material)
 1973 Frankie Howerd in Ulster (TV Movie documentary)
 1972 The Alf Garnett Saga (screenplay)
 1970 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- The Salesman (1970) ... (by)
 1969 Curry & Chips (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1969) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1969 Till Death Us Do Part (original story and screenplay)
 1967 Privilege (story)
 1966 Ryder gaat naar huis (TV Movie) (scenario)
 1966 De verkoper (TV Movie) (story)
  The Arthur Haynes Show (TV Series) (12 episodes, 1958 - 1966) (script - 10 episodes, 1960 - 1965) (writer - 8 episodes, 1959 - 1963)
- Episode #13.10 (1966)
- Episode #12.13 (1965) ... (script)
- Episode #12.2 (1964)
- Episode #11.6 (1964)
- Episode #11.8 (1963) ... (writer)
 1966 East of Howerd (TV Movie)
 1964 De treincoup├ę (TV Movie)
 1964 French Dressing (additional dialogue)
 1962 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series)
 1961 The Compartment (TV Movie)
 1960 Ladies and Gentle-Men (TV Movie)
 1960 Sykes and A... (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Sykes and a Lodger (1960) ... (writer)
- Sykes and an Uncle (1960) ... (writer)
- Sykes and a New Car (1960) ... (writer)
- Sykes and a Burglary (1960) ... (writer)
- Sykes and a Telephone (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 The Cyril Fletcher Show (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... (writer)
 1958 Frankie Howerd in... (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pity Poor Francis (1958) ... (writer)
 1957 Early to Braden (TV Series)
 1956 Evans Abode (TV Series)
 1956 Frankie Howerd (TV Mini-Series)
 1956 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Chef That Died of Shame (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Spectacular (TV Series) (script)
 1955 Great Scott, It's Maynard (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... (writer)
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Personal Quote:

I didn't create Alf Garnett. Society created him. I just reported him. I'm a grass.

Trivia:

Son, with Connie, Richard Speight.

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