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Jack Webb (I) (1920–1982)


John Randolph Webb was born in Santa Monica, California, to Margaret (Smith) and Samuel Chester Webb. His 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 ... See full bio »

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Known For

Adam-12
Adam-12 Writer
(1968-1975)
Sunset Blvd.
Sunset Blvd. Artie Green
(1950)
Pete Kelly's Blues
Pete Kelly's Blues Pete Kelly
(1955)
Dragnet
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(1954)

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 2003-2004 Dragnet (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes)
- Riddance (2004) ... (created by - uncredited)
- Killing Fields (2004) ... (created by - uncredited)
- Retribution (2004) ... (created by - uncredited)
- Frame of Mind (2004) ... (created by - uncredited)
- Abduction (2004) ... (created by - uncredited)
 1990-1991 The New Adam-12 (TV Series) (creator - 12 episodes)
- The Bully (1991) ... (creator)
- Addictions (1991) ... (creator)
- Missing (1991) ... (creator)
- Anatomy of a Rape (1991) ... (creator)
- No Mercy (1991) ... (creator)
 1989 Dragnet (TV Series) (creator)
 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) (creator - 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) (creator - 276 episodes, 1951 - 1959) (writer - 3 episodes, 1953) (radio play - 2 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (original radio play - 1 episode, 1953) (radio script - 1 episode, 1953) (based on a radio play by - 1 episode, 1952) (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)
 1959 Pete Kelly's Blues (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Poor Butterfly Story (1959) ... (teleplay)
  Noah's Ark (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1956) (creator - 1 episode, 1956) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Reluctant Reindeer (1956) ... (creator)
- 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)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(5/20/57) Guested on the daytime program "Club Sixty". 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:

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


Trademark:

A buzzsaw flattop haircut. He first wore it for the title role of The D.I. (1957) and kept it for the rest of his career. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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