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Jo Swerling Jr.


Jo Swerling Jr. was born on June 18, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Hunter (1984), The A-Team (1983) and 21 Jump Street (1987). See full bio »
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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1997 Hawaii Five-O (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 1996 Profit (TV Series) (supervising producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1996) ... (supervising producer)
 1991-1996 The Commish (TV Series) (supervising producer - 26 episodes)
- Redemption (1996) ... (supervising producer)
- Father Image: Part 2 (1995) ... (supervising producer)
- Father Image: Part 1 (1995) ... (supervising producer)
- In the Shadows of the Gallows (1995) ... (supervising producer)
- The Puck Stops Here (1992) ... (supervising producer)
 1992-1993 The Hat Squad (TV Series) (supervising producer - 3 episodes)
- Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous (1993) ... (supervising producer)
- 92 Seconds to Midnight (1992) ... (supervising producer)
- Pilot (1992) ... (supervising producer)
 1990-1991 Broken Badges (TV Series) (supervising producer - 7 episodes)
- Can I Get a Witness? (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Meet Your Matchmaker (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Chucky (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- Westside Stories (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- Pilot (1990) ... (supervising producer)
 1987-1991 21 Jump Street (TV Series) (supervising producer - 74 episodes)
- Second Chances (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Homegirls (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Bad Day at Blackburn (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Wasted (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Crossfire (1991) ... (supervising producer)
 1984-1991 Hunter (TV Series) (supervising producer - 152 episodes)
- Little Man with a Big Reputation (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Ex Marks the Spot (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Cries of Silence (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- All That Glitters (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- The Grab (1991) ... (supervising producer)
 1991 The Great Pretender (TV Movie) (producer)
 1991 Disney Presents The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (TV Series) (supervising producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1991) ... (supervising producer)
 1991 Palace Guard (TV Series) (supervising producer - 8 episodes)
- Memories (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Iced (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- The White Angel (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- House Arrest (1991) ... (supervising producer)
- Eye of Newt (1991) ... (supervising producer)
 1989-1990 Booker (TV Series) (supervising producer - 22 episodes)
- Father's Day (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- Mobile Home (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- Crazy (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- Molly and Eddie (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- Wedding Bell Blues (1990) ... (supervising producer)
 1987-1990 Wiseguy (TV Series) (supervising producer - 53 episodes)
- Point of No Return (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- Dead Right (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- The Gift (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- Black Gold (1990) ... (supervising producer)
- A One Horse Town (1990) ... (supervising producer)
 1989 Livin' Large (TV Movie) (producer)
 1989 Unsub (TV Series) (supervising producer - 7 episodes)
- Burn Out (1989) ... (supervising producer)
- And the Dead Shall Rise to Condem Thee: Part 2 (1989) ... (supervising producer)
- And the Dead Shall Rise to Condem Thee: Part 1 (1989) ... (supervising producer)
- And They Swam Right Over the Dam (1989) ... (supervising producer)
- Daddy Dearest (1989) ... (supervising producer)
 1988 J.J. Starbuck (TV Series) (supervising producer - 1 episode)
- Rag Doll (1988) ... (supervising producer)
 1988 Sonny Spoon (TV Series) (producer)
 1986-1987 Stingray (TV Series) (supervising producer - 23 episodes)
- One Way Ticket to the End of the Line (1987) ... (supervising producer)
- Caper (1987) ... (supervising producer)
- Anytime, Anywhere (1987) ... (supervising producer)
- Blood Money (1987) ... (supervising producer)
- Cry Wolf (1987) ... (supervising producer)
 1987 Destination America (TV Movie) (supervising producer)
 1983-1987 The A-Team (TV Series) (supervising producer - 97 episodes)
- Without Reservations (1987) ... (supervising producer)
- The Grey Team (1986) ... (supervising producer)
- The Spy Who Mugged Me (1986) ... (supervising producer)
- The Crystal Skull (1986) ... (supervising producer)
- Point of No Return (1986) ... (supervising producer)
  Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series) (supervising producer - 45 episodes, 1983 - 1985) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes, 1985 - 1986)
- A Chip Off the Ol' Milt (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Day the Music Died (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
- In the Eye of the Beholder (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
- Poker Night (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
- McCormick's Bar and Grill (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
 1984-1986 Riptide (TV Series) (supervising producer - 6 episodes)
- Smiles We Left Behind (1986) ... (supervising producer)
- Thirty-Six Hours 'til Dawn (1985) ... (supervising producer)
- #1 with a Bullet (1984) ... (supervising producer)
- Diamonds Are for Never (1984) ... (supervising producer)
- Hatchet Job (1984) ... (supervising producer)
 1986 The Last Precinct (TV Series) (supervising producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1986) ... (supervising producer)
  The Greatest American Hero (TV Series) (supervising producer - 18 episodes, 1981 - 1982) (co-executive producer - 1 episode, 1986)
- The Greatest American Heroine (1986) ... (co-executive producer)
- Lilacs, Mr. Maxwell (1982) ... (supervising producer)
- Who's Woo in America (1982) ... (supervising producer)
- Captain Bellybuster and the Speed Factory (1982) ... (supervising producer)
- There's Just No Accounting... (1982) ... (supervising producer)
 1985 Stingray (TV Movie) (supervising producer)
 1983 The Rousters (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- The Rousters (1983) ... (executive producer)
 1983 The Rousters (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Pirate's Key: Part 2 (1983) ... (producer)
- Pirate's Key: Part 1 (1983) ... (producer)
 1982 The Quest (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- R.S.V.P. (1982) ... (producer)
- Daddy's Home (1982) ... (producer)
- Hunt for the White Tiger (1982) ... (producer)
- A Prince of a Fellow (1982) ... (producer)
- Escape from a Velvet Box (1982) ... (producer)
 1980-1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series) (supervising producer - 13 episodes)
- Keep on Buckin' (1981) ... (supervising producer)
- The Roller Disco Karate Kaper (1981) ... (supervising producer)
- What're Girls Like You Doing in a Bank Like This? (1981) ... (supervising producer)
- The Cowboy Connection (1981) ... (supervising producer)
- Bang, Bang... You're Dead! (1981) ... (supervising producer)
 1979 The Last Convertible (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 1978 The Jordan Chance (TV Movie) (producer)
 1977 Aspen (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 3 episodes)
- Aspen: Chapter III (1977) ... (producer)
- Aspen: Chapter 1 (1977) ... (producer)
- Aspen: Chapter II (1977) ... (producer)
 1977 The 3,000 Mile Chase (TV Movie) (producer)
 1977 The November Plan (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 8 episodes)
- Chapter VIII (1976) ... (producer)
- Chapter VII (1976) ... (producer)
- Chapter VI (1976) ... (producer)
- Chapter V (1976) ... (producer)
- Chapter IV (1976) ... (producer)
 1976 The Invasion of Johnson County (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1976 City of Angels (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1975 Baretta (TV Series) (producer - 11 episodes)
- The Secret of Terry Lake (1975) ... (producer)
- Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow (1975) ... (producer)
- The Mansion (1975) ... (producer)
- Walk Like You Talk (1975) ... (producer)
- The Coppelli Oath (1975) ... (producer)
 1975 Target Risk (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  The Rockford Files (TV Series) (supervising producer - 5 episodes, 1974) (associate executive producer - 1 episode, 1974)
- Profit and Loss, Part 2: Loss (1974) ... (supervising producer)
- Profit and Loss, Part 1: Profit (1974) ... (supervising producer)
- The Dexter Crisis (1974) ... (supervising producer)
- Find Me If You Can (1974) ... (supervising producer)
- The Big Ripoff (1974) ... (supervising producer)
 1974 This Is the West That Was (TV Movie) (producer)
 1974 The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd (TV Movie) (producer)
  Toma (TV Series) (associate executive producer - 2 episodes, 1974) (producer - 1 episode, 1973)
- Rock-A-Bye (1974) ... (associate executive producer)
- 50% of Normal (1974) ... (associate executive producer)
- Pilot (1973) ... (producer)
 1973 Drive Hard, Drive Fast (TV Movie) (producer)
  Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series) (associate executive producer - 35 episodes, 1971 - 1972) (producer - 11 episodes, 1972 - 1973)
- Only Three to a Bed (1973) ... (producer)
- Witness to a Lynching (1972) ... (producer)
- McGuffin (1972) ... (producer)
- The Strange Fate of Conrad Meyer Zulick (1972) ... (producer)
- The Day the Amnesty Came Through (1972) ... (producer)
 1972 Cool Million (TV Series) (associate executive producer - 1 episode)
- Hunt for a Lonely Girl (1972) ... (associate executive producer)
 1969-1972 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series) (producer - 18 episodes)
- Lisa, I Hardly Knew You (1972) ... (producer)
- In Sudden Darkness (1972) ... (producer)
- The Long Morning After: Part 2 (1972) ... (producer)
- The Long Morning After: Part 1 (1972) ... (producer)
- The Letter of the Law (1971) ... (producer)
 1971 How to Steal an Airplane (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971 Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (TV Movie) (producer)
 1971 Do You Take This Stranger? (TV Movie) (producer)
 1969 The Lonely Profession (TV Movie) (producer)
  Run for Your Life (TV Series) (producer - 60 episodes, 1965 - 1967) (supervising producer - 7 episodes, 1968)
- The Exchange (1968) ... (supervising producer)
- Life Among the Meat-Eaters (1968) ... (supervising producer)
- Beware My Love (1968) ... (supervising producer)
- The Dead on Furlough (1968) ... (supervising producer)
- Saro-Jane, You Never Whispered Again (1968) ... (supervising producer)
 1968 Sergeant Ryker (associate producer)
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Don't Wait for Tomorrow (1967) ... (producer)
  Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (associate producer - 5 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (producer - 4 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
- Rapture at Two-Forty (1965) ... (producer)
- The Green Felt Jungle (1965) ... (producer)
- The Wine-Dark Sea (1964) ... (producer)
- The Threatening Eye (1964) ... (producer)
- The Action of the Tiger (1964) ... (associate producer)
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