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John Boni (I) (1937–2019)

John Boni was born on July 3, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for The Electric Company (1971), America 2-Night (1978) and 227 (1985). He was married to Donna Pode and Rita O'Connor. He died on March 9, 2019. See full bio »

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(age 81)

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(1972-1977)
(1978)
227 Writer
(1988-1990)

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 2006 Fay in the Life of Dave (Short) (head writer)
 2000-2001 Wind at My Back (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- Pay Back (2001) ... (written by)
- Secrets and Lies (2001) ... (written by)
- Crack in the Mirror (2001) ... (written by)
- For God and Country (2001) ... (written by)
- The Spanish Prisoner (2001) ... (written by)
 2001 Blackfly (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- In the Rough (2001) ... (written by)
 2000 Blue's Clues (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Periwinkle Misses His Friend (2000) ... (story)
 1998-2000 Student Bodies (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Chris' Death (2000) ... (writer)
- The Triangle (2000) ... (writer)
- Romeo's Wounded Knee (1999) ... (writer)
- A New Beginning (1998) ... (writer)
- The Dating Game (1998) ... (writer)
 1999 Wimzie's House: A Surprise for Horace (Video Game) (written by)
 1999 Wimzie's House: Play Along with Wimzie (Video Game) (written by)
  Lassie (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1999) (written by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Not on the Map (1999) ... (writer)
- Bone of Contention (1999) ... (writer)
- Lassie Is Missing (1997) ... (written by)
- Mayor for a Day ... (writer)
- The Manhunt ... (writer)
 1998 The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Train Mystery (1998) ... (written by)
- The Mystery of the Mice That Roared (1998) ... (written by)
 1996 Don't Quit Your Day Job (Video Game)
  Wimzie's House (TV Series) (executive story editor - 106 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (written by - 17 episodes, 1995 - 1996)
- What's the Truth (1996) ... (executive story editor)
- Phone Fun (1996) ... (executive story editor)
- We Can Do It! (1996) ... (executive story editor)
- Be Yourself (1996) ... (executive story editor)
- Let's Pick a President (1996) ... (executive story editor) / (written by)
 1995 The Little Lulu Show (TV Series) (additional stand up writer - 1996)
  General Hospital (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1986 - 1991) (written by - 3 episodes, 1991 - 1992)
- Episode dated 30 March 1992 (1992) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.7405 (1992) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.7338 (1991)
- Episode dated 30 October 1991 (1991) ... (written by)
 1992 Billy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Out All Night (1992) ... (written by)
 1991 Harry and the Hendersons (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Harry, the Masked Wrestler (1991) ... (written by)
- The Day After (1991) ... (written by)
 1989-1990 227 (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Where Do We Go From Here? (1990) ... (written by)
- Video Activity (1989) ... (written by)
- How the West Was Fun: Part 1 (1989) ... (written by)
- Take My Diva... Please! (1989) ... (written by)
- A Class Act (1989) ... (written by)
 1987-1988 Out of This World (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- The Russians Are Coming (1988) ... (written by)
- Beano's New Diet Clinic (1987) ... (written by)
- The Nightmare (1987) ... (written by)
- Evie's Thirteenth Birthday (1987) ... (written by)
 1987-1988 The Facts of Life (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Golden Oldies (1988) ... (written by)
- Cupid's Revenge (1987) ... (written by)
- Seven Little Indians (1987) ... (written by)
 1986 Another World (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985-1986 Small Wonder (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Company Takeover (1986) ... (written by)
- Substitute Father (1986) ... (written by)
- Child Genius (1985) ... (written by)
 1985 That Was the Year That Was (TV Special)
 1985 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series) (1 episode)
  Kids Incorporated (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1984) (written by - 1 episode, 1984)
- Basket Case (1984)
- The Bully (1984)
- The Painter (1984)
- The Prankster (1984) ... (written by)
  Thicke of the Night (TV Series) (1 episode, 1983) (head writer - 1 episode, 1984)
- Episode dated 17 January 1984 (1984) ... (head writer)
 1980-1982 Three's Company (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Doctor in the House (1982) ... (written by)
- Macho Man (1981) ... (written by)
- Larry Loves Janet (1980) ... (written by)
 1981 Comedy of Horrors (TV Movie)
 1981 Flo (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- No Men's Land (1981) ... (written by)
- Gunsmoke at the Yellow Rose (1981) ... (written by)
 1980 The Stockard Channing Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- You Can't Quit Me, I'm Fired (1980) ... (written by)
 1979 The Bad News Bears (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Amanda Joins the Bears (1979) ... (story)
  America 2-Night (TV Series) (head writer - 63 episodes, 1978) (written by - 2 episodes, 1978)
- Martin Mull (1978) ... (head writer)
- Man of the Year Award (1978) ... (head writer)
- Taters the Clown (1978) ... (head writer)
- Connie Stevens (1978) ... (head writer)
- UBS Awards Ceremony (1978) ... (head writer)
 1978 Space Force (TV Movie)
  Fernwood Tonight (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1977) (writer - 1 episode, 1977)
- Save 'Fernwood 2Night' Telethon (1977) ... (written by)
- The Ransom (1977) ... (writer)
 1972-1977 The Electric Company (TV Series) (writer - 133 episodes)
- 130B (1977) ... (writer)
- 475 (1975) ... (writer)
- 261 (1973) ... (writer)
- 260 (1973) ... (writer)
- 259 (1973) ... (writer)
  The Captain and Tennille (TV Series) (1 episode, 1976) (head writer - 1 episode, 1976)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1976)
 1976 The Captain & Tennille Special (TV Special)
 1976 The Practice (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Choice (1976) ... (written by)
  When Things Were Rotten (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 1975) (written by - 1 episode, 1975)
- This Lance for Hire (1975) ... (creator)
- The Spy: Part 2 (1975) ... (creator)
- The Spy: Part 1 (1975) ... (creator)
- Birthday Blues (1975) ... (creator)
- Quarantine (1975) ... (creator)
 1974 The Flip Wilson Special (TV Special)
 1974 Flip Wilson... Of Course (TV Special)
 1974 Energy Crisis (TV Special)
 1973 National Lampoon Television Show: Lemmings Dead in Concert (Video) (writer - uncredited)
 1973 The Many Faces of Comedy (TV Movie)
 1973 Lotsa Luck! (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1972 The Corner Bar (TV Series)
 1969 Alan King and His Buddy (TV Movie)
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