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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Omnibus Writer
(1957-1960)
Roots Writer
(1977)
Lights Out Writer
(1950)
Rafferty Writer
(1977)

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 1987 Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... (written by)
 1980 Scruples (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (teleplay)
 1980 This Year's Blonde (TV Movie) (teleplay)
  Rafferty (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 1977) (written by - 3 episodes, 1977) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1977)
- Death Out of a Blue Sky (1977) ... (creator)
- Walking Wounded (1977) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Will to Live (1977) ... (creator)
- The Wild Child (1977) ... (creator)
- The Epidemic (1977) ... (creator)
 1977 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Part VII (1977) ... (writer)
- Part VI (1977) ... (writer)
- Part V (1977) ... (writer)
- Part IV (1977) ... (writer)
- Part III (1977) ... (writer)
 1975 The Lives of Jenny Dolan (TV Movie)
 1969 Change of Habit (screenplay)
 1968 Counterpoint (screenplay)
 1967 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series) (earlier screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Part 1 (1967) ... (earlier screenplay)
 1967 Banning (screenplay)
 1965 The Holy Terror (TV Movie) (written by)
 1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Turning Point (1964) ... (written by)
- Everybody Else Is Dead (1963) ... (written by)
- The Avenger (1962) ... (written by)
 1963 Karriere (TV Movie) (novel)
 1963 Invincible Mr. Disraeli (TV Movie) (writer)
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Contenders (1962) ... (written by)
 1961 Project XX (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- U.S. Grant, the Improbable Hero (1961) ... (written by)
 1961 Great Ghost Tales (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- William Wilson (1961) ... (writer)
  Omnibus (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1958) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1957) (writings - 1 episode, 1957)
- Capital Punishment (1958) ... (writer)
- Life of Samuel Johnson (1957) ... (adaptation)
- The Life of Samuel Johnson (1957) ... (writings)
 1959 Career (play) / (screenplay)
 1955 Norby (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Promotion (1955) ... (written by)
 1951 Suspense (TV Series) (based on an idea by - 1 episode)
- Telephone Call (1951) ... (based on an idea by)
  Lights Out (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1950) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1950)
- The Thing Upstairs (1950) ... (written by)
- The Leopard Lady (1950) ... (adaptation)
- How Love Came to Professor Guilda (1950) ... (adaptation)
- Mary, Mary Quite Contrary (1950) ... (written by)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Graveyard Shift (1950) ... (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Writer, "Youth physical fitness: a report to the nation," 1963, Robert Saudek Associates.

Alternate Names:

James H. Lee
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Award-winning writer best known for the acclaimed TV miniseries Roots (1977). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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