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Hugh Wilson (I) (1943–2018)


Hugh Wilson was born on August 24, 1943 in Miami, Florida, USA as Hugh Hamilton Wilson Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Blast from the Past (1999), WKRP in Cincinnati (1978) and Frank's Place (1987). He was married to Charters Smith. He died on January 14, 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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(1978-1982)
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(1987-1988)
(1989-1990)

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 2012 Keepers of the Flame (Video documentary short) (writer)
 1999 Dudley Do-Right (written by)
 1999 Blast from the Past (screenplay)
 1997 Rough Riders (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (written by)
 1996 Down Periscope (screenplay) / (story)
 1994 Guarding Tess (written by)
 1991-1993 The New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (creator - 16 episodes)
- Johnny Goes Hollywood (1993) ... (creator)
- Fever in the Morning (1993) ... (creator)
- Murder by Les (1993) ... (creator)
- Retreading on Thin Ice (1992) ... (creator)
- Razor's Edge (1992) ... (creator)
  The Famous Teddy Z (TV Series) (created by - 20 episodes, 1989 - 1990) (written by - 4 episodes, 1989)
- Teddy's Big Date (1990) ... (creator)
- Teddy Gets a Guru (1990) ... (creator)
- Pitching the Net (1990) ... (creator)
- Al Tells the Truth (1990) ... (creator)
- Teddy Goes to the Awards (1990) ... (creator)
  Frank's Place (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (written by - 7 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (story - 1 episode, 1988)
- The King of Wall Street (1988) ... (creator)
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... (creator)
- Cultural Exchange (1988) ... (creator)
- Frank's Place - The Movie (1988) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Shorty's Belle (1988) ... (creator)
  Easy Street (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (creative consultant - 2 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (written by - 1 episode, 1987)
- Spring Fever (1987) ... (creator)
- Maid in Italy (1987) ... (creator)
- The Country Club (1987) ... (creator)
- Our Kind of People (1987) ... (creator)
- Too Many Cooks (1987) ... (creator)
 1987 Burglar (screenplay)
 1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody (written by)
 1984 Police Academy (screenplay)
 1983 Stroker Ace (screenplay)
  WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (created by - 90 episodes, 1978 - 1982) (written by - 14 episodes, 1978 - 1981) (story - 3 episodes, 1980)
- Up and Down the Dial (1982) ... (creator)
- To Err Is Human (1982) ... (creator)
- The Impossible Dream (1982) ... (creator)
- The Creation of Venus (1982) ... (creator)
- Dear Liar (1982) ... (creator)
 1976-1978 The Tony Randall Show (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- I Live to Dance (1978) ... (written by)
- The Taking of Reubner 1-2-3 (1977) ... (written by)
- The Prodigal Father Returns (1977) ... (written by)
- Case: Money vs. Stature (1976) ... (written by)
- Case: The DeNecki Debacle (1976) ... (written by)
 1977 The Chopped Liver Brothers (TV Movie)
 1976 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Jerry's Retirement (1976) ... (written by)
- Still Crazy After All These Years (1976) ... (written by)
- The Boy Next Door (1976) ... (written by)
 1972 The Bagel Report (written by)
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Alternate Names:

Raoul Plager | Hughie Wilson
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Wilson was a radio exec and then a partner and creative director at the Burton-Campbell advertising agency - for whom he wrote and directed TV commercials. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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