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John Sullivan (VIII) (1946–2011)

John Sullivan was born on December 23, 1946 in Balham, London, England as John Richard Thomas Sullivan. He is known for his work on Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Coronation Street (1960) and Just Good Friends (1983). He died on April 23, 2011 in Surrey, England. See full bio »

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(age 64) in Surrey, England, UK

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Known For

Only Fools and Horses....
(1981-2003)
Coronation Street
(1997)
Just Good Friends
(1983-1986)
Citizen Smith
Citizen Smith Writer
(1977-1980)

Filmography

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 2014 Only Fools and Horses: Beckham in Peckham (TV Short) (based on an idea by) / (characters)
 2010-2011 Rock & Chips (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Frog and the Pussycat (2011) ... (written by)
- Five Gold Rings (2010) ... (written by)
- Pilot (2010) ... (written by)
  The Green Green Grass (TV Series) (creator - 22 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (written by - 9 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (by - 8 episodes, 2005 - 2006)
- For Richer for Poorer (2009) ... (creator)
- One Man's Junk (2009) ... (creator)
- I Done It My Way (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Departed (2009) ... (creator)
- Your Cheating Art (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2008 Brat Bratu (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Domotozje (2008)
- Rumena mrzlica (2008)
 2006 Only Fools' Top 40 Moments (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
  Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) (creator - 64 episodes, 1981 - 2003) (written by - 64 episodes, 1981 - 2003) (by - 1 episode, 1991)
- Sleepless in Peckham...! (2003) ... (creator - uncredited) / (written by)
- Strangers on the Shore...! (2002) ... (creator - uncredited) / (written by)
- If They Could See Us Now.....! (2001) ... (creator - uncredited) / (written by)
- Time on Our Hands (1996) ... (creator - uncredited) / (written by)
- Modern Men (1996) ... (creator - uncredited) / (written by)
 1998-2003 Roger Roger (TV Series) (written by - 16 episodes)
- Thank God It Wasn't Boat Race Day (2003) ... (written by)
- Play It Again, Sam (2003) ... (written by)
- Love Rules the Heart, Money Takes the Soul (1999) ... (written by)
- Too Much Wine, Too Many Stars (1999) ... (written by)
 2001-2002 Micawber (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Micawber and the Aristocracy (2002) ... (written by)
- Micawber Meets the Americans (2002) ... (written by)
- Micawber and the Theatre (2001) ... (written by)
- Micawber Learns the Truth (2001) ... (written by)
 1998-2000 Heartburn Hotel (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes)
- Therapy (2000) ... (written by)
- Kin (2000) ... (written by)
- Hero (2000) ... (written by)
- Siege (2000) ... (written by)
- Vows (2000) ... (written by)
 1997 Coronation Street (TV Series) (31 episodes)
- Episode #1.4294 (1997) ... (1997)
- Episode #1.4290 (1997) ... (1997)
- Episode #1.4289 (1997) ... (1997)
- Episode #1.4288 (1997) ... (1997)
- Episode #1.4280 (1997) ... (1997)
 1996 Roger Roger (TV Movie)
 1996 Over Here (TV Movie)
 1992-1993 Sitting Pretty (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Wills of Fire (1993) ... (written by)
- Love Is in the Air (1993) ... (written by)
- All in the Mind (1993) ... (written by)
- A Family Affair (1993) ... (written by)
- Rumours (1993) ... (written by)
  Dear John (TV Series) (based on characters from the BBC television series "Dear John" created by - 86 episodes, 1988 - 1992) (written by - 6 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (based upon an episode for the BBC television series "Dear John" written by - 3 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (story by - 1 episode, 1989) (based on the BBC pilot story "Dear John" by - 1 episode, 1988)
- The Write Stuff (1992) ... (based on characters from the BBC television series "Dear John" created by)
- The Nightmare Continues (1992) ... (based on characters from the BBC television series "Dear John" created by)
- Freddy's Back (1992) ... (based on characters from the BBC television series "Dear John" created by)
- Adult Education (1992) ... (based on characters from the BBC television series "Dear John" created by)
- Poor John: Part 2 (1992) ... (based on characters from the BBC television series "Dear John" created by)
 1986-1987 Dear John (TV Series) (written by - 14 episodes)
- Kate Returns (1987) ... (written by)
- Once Bitten (1987) ... (written by)
- Torquay (1987) ... (written by)
- Sanctuary (1987) ... (written by)
- Problems with Toby (1987) ... (written by)
  Just Good Friends (TV Series) (written by - 22 episodes, 1983 - 1986) (by - 8 episodes, 1983 - 1984)
- The Wedding (1986) ... (written by)
- Employment Prospects (1986) ... (written by)
- The Witness (1986) ... (written by)
- Juanita (1986) ... (written by)
- Meeting by Chance (1986) ... (written by)
 1982 Only Fools and Horses: Christmas Trees (TV Short) (creator) / (written by)
 1977-1982 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- 1982 Christmas Special (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.8 (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #9.7 (1982) ... (written by)
- Episode #8.5 (1980) ... (written by)
- Episode #7.8 (1979) ... (written by)
  Citizen Smith (TV Series) (by - 27 episodes, 1977 - 1980) (written by - 3 episodes, 1977 - 1980)
- Buon Natale (1980) ... (written by)
- Sweet Sorrow (1980) ... (by)
- Casablanca Was Never Like This (1980) ... (by)
- Prisoners (1980) ... (by)
- The Letter of the Law (1980) ... (by)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

David Jason described Sullivan as someone who had a warm personality and was extremely easy to like. But he was surprised when he first met him after reading his script for the pilot episode of Only Fools and Horses.... (1981). Sullivan was very quiet, even morose, and not at all like the script he'd written, which was bright and full of life. As it turns out, Sullivan wasn't morose, but he was ... See more »

Trademark:

Quietly spoken. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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