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Joel Rapp (I) (1934–2021)

Joel Rapp was born on May 22, 1934 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for High School Big Shot (1959), Battle of Blood Island (1960) and The Jim Backus Show (1960). He was married to Susan Stoller. He died on September 15, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1971 Bewitched (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Samantha and the Troll (1971) ... (written by)
 1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Kleptomonkeyac (1969) ... (written by)
 1966-1968 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Lucy and the Pool Hustler (1968) ... (written by - as Joe Rapp)
- Lucy and the Monkey (1966) ... (written by - as Joe Rapp)
  Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (story - 1 episode, 1964)
- It's a Bird, It's a Plane (1967) ... (written by)
- The Invasion (1966) ... (written by)
- Three Million Dollars More or Less (1964) ... (story)
  Green Acres (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1967) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Saucer Season (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- It's Human to Be Humane (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 It's About Time (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1966 Kelly's Kingdom (TV Movie)
  Tammy (TV Series) (1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Cinemazation of Tammy Tarleton (1966) ... (writer)
  McHale's Navy (TV Series) (written by - 12 episodes, 1964 - 1966) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
- 36-24-73 (1966) ... (written by)
- La Dolce 73 (1966) ... (written by)
- Reunion for PT-73 (1965) ... (written by)
- A Nip in Time (1965) ... (written by)
- Birth of a Salesman (1965) ... (written by)
 1965-1966 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Patty Leads a Dog's Life (1966) ... (written by)
- A Very Phone-y Situation (1965) ... (written by)
- The Girl from N.E.P.H.E.W. (1965) ... (written by)
 1964-1965 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Uncle Jeff Needs You (1965) ... (written by)
- Do Me a Favor, Don't Do Me Any Favors (1965) ... (written by)
- Charge (1965) ... (written by)
- The Stamp Collector (1965) ... (written by)
- Home Wreckonomics (1965) ... (written by)
  The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode, 1965) (written by - 1 episode, 1964)
- Larry's Habit (1965) ... (story by)
- The Nielsen Box (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 Broadside (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- The Obstacle Course (1964) ... (written by)
- Selma, the Love Trap (1964) ... (written by)
- My Son, the Egg (1964) ... (written by)
- Kill 'Em with Kindness (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Her School for Bachelors (1964) ... (written by)
 1963 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Jose the Agent (1963)
  Peter Loves Mary (TV Series) (9 episodes, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
 1961 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Sad Sack Santa (1961) ... (written by)
 1961 Dante (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Dial D for Dante (1961) ... (written by - as Joel M. Rapp)
 1960 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Her Brother's Keeper (1960) ... (written by - as Joel M. Rapp)
 1960 Battle of Blood Island (screenplay - as Joel M. Rapp)
  Lock Up (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- Murder Plays It Cool (1960) ... (story - as Joel Malcolm Rapp) / (teleplay - as Joel Malcolm Rapp)
 1959 High School Big Shot (written by - as Joel M. Rapp)
 1958 Target (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Winner Loses All (1958) ... (written by)
 1958 Harbor Command (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Sanctuary (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Dr. Christian (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Typhoid (1957) ... (written by)
 1957 The Adventures of Tugboat Annie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1957 Colt .45 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Young Gun (1957) ... (story - teleplay)
 1957 M Squad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Specialists (1957) ... (as Joel Malcolm Rapp)
  Lassie (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1957) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Snob (1957) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1957 The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Moroccan Hawk Moth (1957) ... (written by - as Joel Malcolm Rapp)
 1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series) (screenplay - 2 episodes)
- The Human Circuit (1956) ... (screenplay - as Joel Malcolm Rapp)
- Death at My Fingertips (1956) ... (screenplay - as Joel Malcolm Rapp)
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Trailer Story (1956) ... (screenplay - as Joel Malcolm Rapp)
 1954 Topper (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Package (1954) ... (as Joel Malcolm Rapp)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Joel M. Rapp | Joel Malcolm Rapp | Joe Rapp

Spouse:

Susan Stoller  (his death)  (2 children)
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Trivia:

Son of Philip Rapp and elder brother of Paul Rapp.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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