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John Whedon (1905–1991)

John Whedon was born on November 5, 1905 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as John Ogden Whedon. He was a writer, known for The Donna Reed Show (1958), The Island at the Top of the World (1974) and The Bears and I (1974). He was married to Louise Carroll Angell. He died on November 21, 1991 in Medford, Oregon, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1965-1976 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Bears and I: Part 2 (1976) ... (writer)
- The Bears and I: Part 1 (1976) ... (writer)
- Kilroy: Part 4 (1965) ... (writer)
- Kilroy: Part 3 (1965) ... (writer)
- Kilroy: Part 2 (1965) ... (writer)
 1974 The Bears and I (screenplay)
 1969 Room 222 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Fathers and Sons (1969) ... (written by)
 1969 That Girl (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Many Happy Returns (1969) ... (written by)
 1962-1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- The Bottom of Mel Cooley's Heart (1966) ... (written by)
- Viva Petrie (1965) ... (written by)
- Scratch My Car and Die (1964) ... (written by)
- The Third One from the Left (1964) ... (written by)
- Turtles, Ties, and Toreadors (1963) ... (written by)
 1963-1964 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- Bargain Day (1964) ... (written by)
- Aunt Bee the Crusader (1964) ... (written by)
- Opie and His Merry Men (1963) ... (written by)
- Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain (1963) ... (written by)
- A Black Day for Mayberry (1963) ... (written by)
  The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (written by - 34 episodes, 1958 - 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Baby Buggy (1962)
- Winner Takes All (1962) ... (written by)
- Hilldale 500 (1962) ... (written by)
- Free Flight (1962)
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Roaring Boy-O (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1960-1961 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
  Leave It to Beaver (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1959) (written by - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Grass Is Always Greener (1959) ... (story)
- Beaver's Bad Day (1958) ... (written by)
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Trouble with Women (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- A Night to Remember (1956) ... (adaptation)
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 4 episodes, 1951 - 1955) (writer - 3 episodes, 1951 - 1952) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1951)
- The Inside Story (1955) ... (adaptation)
- It Grows on Trees (1955) ... (adaptation)
- Song for a Banjo (1952) ... (adaptation)
- Something to Celebrate (1952) ... (writer)
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dudley (1952) ... (writer)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hogan's Daughter (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Interlude (1953)
 1949 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Texas, Li'l Darlin' (1949) ... (book)
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 2005 Magacine (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 14 October 2005 (2005) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Active, if infrequently, on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Alternate Names:

John Ogden Whedon
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Grandfather of Joss Whedon and Zack Whedon and Jed Whedon. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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