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Huell Howser (1945–2013)

Huell Howser was born on October 18, 1945 in Gallatin, Tennessee, USA as Huell Burnley Howser. He was a writer and producer, known for Winnie the Pooh (2011), California's Gold (1991) and Weeds (2005). He died on January 7, 2013 in Palm Springs, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh Backson
California's Gold
Weeds Huell Howser
Beverly Hills, 90210
Beverly Hills, 90210 Reed Harvey


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (9 credits)
 2017 Huell's California Adventures: National Parks (TV Special documentary) (classic episode segments)
 2017 Huell's California Adventures: Huell and Louie Hit the Road (TV Movie documentary) (classic episode segments)
 1991-2016 California's Gold (TV Series documentary) (335 episodes)
- Lummis House (2016)
- Soundwalk (2012)
- Getty Villa (2012)
- Outpost (2012)
 1993-2011 Visiting... with Huell Howser (TV Series documentary) (215 episodes)
- Lindbergh Beacon (2011)
- Hot Peppers (2011)
- Panorama Update (2011)
- Glendora Castle (2011)
- Vincent Price Art Museum (2011) ... (uncredited)
 2001-2011 Road Trip with Huell Howser (TV Series documentary) (56 episodes)
- Las Vegas (2011)
- Mother Lode (2011)
- Weaverville (2010)
- Jamestown (2010)
- Orchid Trail (2010)
 2010-2011 California's Golden Fairs (TV Series documentary) (11 episodes)
- Big Fresno Fair (2011)
- Date Festival (2011)
 2004-2011 California's Green (TV Series documentary) (10 episodes)
- Refrigerators (2011)
- Geothermal (2010)
- Gills Onions (2010)
- Wind Power (2010)
- Green Businesses (2008)
 2002-2010 California's Golden Parks (TV Series documentary) (67 episodes)
- Paramount Ranch (2010)
- Movie Beach (2009)
 2003-2004 California's Golden Coast (TV Series documentary) (9 episodes)
- Lanphere Dunes (2004)
- Coastwalk (2003)
- Moss Landing (2003)
- Anacapa (2003)
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Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (2 credits)
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6' 4" (1.93 m)

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We operate on the premise that TV isn't brain surgery. People's stories are what it's all about. If you have a good story, it doesn't have to be overproduced. I want our stories to reveal the wonders of the human spirit and the richness of life in California, including its history, people, culture and natural wonders. See more »


Before he passed away, Huell began donating some of his materials to Chapman University in Orange, California. This came about via one of his Road Trip with Huell Howser (2001) shows that he taped near the campus- which did not feature the university. This caught the attention of campus president Jim Doti who wrote to Huell and a friendship was formed. This culminated into Huell eventually ... See more »


Tennessee accent and salt 'n' pepper-colored hair

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