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John Wilder (I)


John Wilder was born on May 28, 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. He is a writer, producer, and director known for Centennial (1978-79), The Yellow Rose (1984), Spenser: For Hire (1985), Norman Rockwell's Breaking Home Ties (1987) Return To Lonesome Dove(1993), The Feast of All Saints (2001). Norman Rockwell's Shuffleton's Barbershop (2013). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2001 Feast of All Saints (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1994 XXX's & OOO's (TV Movie)
 1993 Return to Lonesome Dove (TV Mini-Series) (television story and teleplay by - 1 episode)
- The Legacy (1993) ... (television story and teleplay by)
 1992 Lakota Moon (TV Movie) (written by)
  Spenser: For Hire (TV Series) (developed for television by - 63 episodes, 1985 - 1988) (developer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985) (written for television by - 1 episode, 1985)
- Haunting (1988) ... (developed for television by)
- McAllister (1988) ... (developed for television by)
- Hawk's Eyes (1988) ... (developed for television by)
- Watercolors (1988) ... (developed for television by)
- Company Man (1988) ... (developed for television by)
 1987 Breaking Home Ties (TV Movie)
 1983-1984 The Yellow Rose (TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes)
- Divide and Conquer (1984) ... (written by)
- Only the Proud (1983) ... (written by)
- A Question of Love (1983) ... (written by)
- Trail's End (1983) ... (written by)
- Moving Targets (1983) ... (written by)
 1983 The Mississippi (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Old Hatreds Never Die (1983) ... (story)
- We Remember, We Revere (1983) ... (story)
  The Devlin Connection (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1982) (written by - 1 episode, 1982)
- Claudine (1982) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Lady on the Billboard (1982) ... (creator)
- Brian and Nick (1982) ... (creator)
  Centennial (TV Mini-Series) (developer - 8 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (written by - 4 episodes, 1978 - 1979)
- The Scream of Eagles (1979) ... (written by)
- The Winds of Death (1979) ... (developer)
- The Winds of Fortune (1979) ... (developer)
- The Crime (1979) ... (developer)
- The Storm (1979) ... (developer)
 1977 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- A Hand for Sonny Blue (1977) ... (writer)
- Devil Pack (1977) ... (writer)
- The Final Chapter (1977) ... (writer)
 1977 The City (TV Movie)
 1976 Law of the Land (TV Movie)
  The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) (teleplay - 5 episodes, 1972 - 1973) (written by - 2 episodes, 1972 - 1973)
- The Albatross (1973) ... (teleplay)
- The House on Hyde Street (1973) ... (teleplay)
- Trail of the Serpent (1973) ... (written by)
- Bitter Wine (1972) ... (teleplay)
- The Bullet (1972) ... (teleplay)
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Blackout (1972)
 1972 The Partridge Family (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- All's War in Love and Fairs (1972) ... (written by)
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Don't Talk About Darkness (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 The Last of the Powerseekers (TV Movie)
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Shadow of a Name (1971) ... (written by)
 1970 The Young Rebels (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Age of Independence (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 Paris 7000 (TV Series)
 1969 The Survivors (TV Series) (creator)
 1965-1968 Peyton Place (TV Series) (writer - 28 episodes)
- Episode #5.18 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.15 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.11 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.8 (1968) ... (writer)
- Episode #5.6 (1968) ... (writer)
  Branded (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1965 - 1966) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1965) (story - 1 episode, 1965)
- Call to Glory: Part 3 (1966) ... (writer)
- Call to Glory: Part 2 (1966) ... (writer)
- Call to Glory: Part 1 (1966) ... (writer)
- That the Brave Endure (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Very Few Heroes (1965) ... (writer)
  The Rifleman (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Silent Knife (1960) ... (story) / (teleplay)
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Legally change his name from John McGovern to John Wilder in 1958.

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