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Jack Webb (I) (1920–1982)


John (Jack) Randolph Webb's father left home before he was born; Webb would never know him. He was raised by his mother and maternal grandmother in dire poverty that preceded the Depression. Making things worse, Webb suffered from acute asthma from age six until adulthood, somewhat surprising for a man whose cigarette intake reached three packs a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 2003-2004 Dragnet (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Riddance (2004) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Killing Fields (2004) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Retribution (2004) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Frame of Mind (2004) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Abduction (2004) ... (creator - uncredited)
 1990-1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series) (11 episodes)
- The Bully (1991) ... (creator)
- Addictions (1991) ... (creator)
- Missing (1991) ... (creator)
- No Mercy (1991) ... (creator)
- Homeless in America (1991) ... (creator)
 1989 Dragnet (TV Series) (creator)
 1987 Dragnet (radio and television series - uncredited)
 1977 Sam (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.0 (1977) ... (written by)
  Adam-12 (TV Series) (created by - 174 episodes, 1968 - 1975) (written by - 1 episode, 1968)
- Something Worth Dying For: Part 2 (1975) ... (created by)
- Something Worth Dying For: Part 1 (1975) ... (created by)
- Dana Hall (1975) ... (created by)
- Gus Corbin (1975) ... (created by)
- Operation Action (1975) ... (created by)
 1971-1972 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- Operation: Smokescreen (1972) ... (creator)
- Operation: Good Citizen (1972) ... (creator)
- Operation: Mr. Felix (1972) ... (creator)
- Operation: Rake-Off (1972) ... (creator)
- Operation: Dorias (1972) ... (creator)
  Dragnet 1967 (TV Series) (created by - 98 episodes, 1967 - 1970) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- D.H.Q.: The Victims (1970) ... (created by - uncredited)
- Burglary: Baseball (1970) ... (created by - uncredited)
- Robbery: The Harassing Wife (1970) ... (created by - uncredited)
- I.A.D.: The Receipt (1970) ... (created by - uncredited)
- D.H.Q.: Night School (1970) ... (created by - uncredited)
  Dragnet (TV Series) (269 episodes, 1951 - 1959) (radio play - 3 episodes, 1952 - 1954) (writer - 3 episodes, 1953) (original radio play - 1 episode, 1953) (radio script - 1 episode, 1953) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1952)
- The Big Red (1959) ... (creator)
- The Big Counterfeit (1959) ... (creator)
- The Big Byron (1959) ... (creator)
- The Big .38 (1959) ... (creator)
- The Big Appetite (1959) ... (creator)
  Noah's Ark (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1956) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Friendly Lion (1956) ... (writer)
- The Mascot (1956) ... (writer)
- The Toothless Monkey (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Kill (1956) ... (story)
 1954 Dragnet (screenplay - uncredited) / (television series - uncredited)
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Show Show Self (19 credits)
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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Produced a pilot for a proposed sitcom about airline hostesses called "Coffee, Tea or Milk" starring Barbara Nichols. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Randolph

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Of Julie London]: Julie was a hell of an actress - people forget - before she became a singer.

Trivia:

Met 34-year-old struggling actor Harry Morgan while the two were working in Dark City (1950), and they became friends until Webb's death in 1982. They also worked together in Appointment with Danger (1951)--ironically, as a team of professional killers. See more »

Trademark:

His stories often dealt with complex social issues See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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