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David E. Kelley (I)

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KNOWN FOR 
The Practice (1997-2004) | Ally McBeal (1997-2002) | L.A. Law (1986-1992)
AWARDS 
Won 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 42 nominations More »
BORN 
Apr 4, 1956 (age 61)
HEIGHT 
6' 1¼" (1.86m)

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Television in Production (2 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Big Little LiesBig Little Lies (TV Mini-series) Writer ( 5 episodes, 2018 )  Less 2018 5 Released
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  • Primary photo for GoliathGoliath (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 1 episode, 2018 ) , Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 2018 )  Less 2018 1 Released
    • Episode #2.1 (2018) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
Past Film & Video (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (27 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Mr. MercedesMr. Mercedes (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 10 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer (created by) ( 9 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer (developed by) ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 10
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  • Primary photo for Big Little LiesBig Little Lies (TV Mini-series) Writer (created by) ( 7 episodes, 2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 7 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer (written for television by) ( 7 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 7
    • You Get What You Need (Apr 2, 2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer (written for television by)  Less
    • Burning Love (Mar 26, 2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer (written for television by)  Less
    • Once Bitten (Mar 19, 2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer (written for television by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for GoliathGoliath (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 8 episodes, 2016 ) , Executive Producer ( 8 episodes, 2016 ) , Writer ( 5 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 8
    • Citizens United (Oct 14, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Beauty and the Beast (Oct 14, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Line of Fire (Oct 14, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Crazy OnesThe Crazy Ones (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 22 episodes, 2013–2014 ) , Executive Producer ( 22 episodes, 2013–2014 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2013–2014 )  Less 2013–2014 22
    • The Lighthouse (Apr 17, 2014) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • The Monster (Apr 17, 2014) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Love Sucks (Apr 10, 2014) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Monday MorningsMonday Mornings (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 10 episodes, 2013 ) , Executive Producer ( 10 episodes, 2013 ) , Writer ( 8 episodes, 2013 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 10
    • Family Ties (Apr 8, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer (teleplay by)  Less
    • Wheels Within Wheels (Apr 1, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Truth or Consequences (Mar 25, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Harry's LawHarry's Law (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 34 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Executive Producer ( 34 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Writer ( 29 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Writer (story by) ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2011–2012 34
    • Onward and Upward (May 27, 2012) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer (story by), Writer (teleplay by)  Less
    • The Whole Truth (May 13, 2012) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Class War (May 6, 2012) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Wonder WomanWonder Woman (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (teleplay)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Legally MadLegally Mad (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Boston LegalBoston Legal (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 101 episodes, 2004–2008 ) , Executive Producer ( 101 episodes, 2004–2008 ) , Writer ( 68 episodes, 2004–2008 ) , Writer (story) ( 7 episodes, 2004–2008 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 7 episodes, 2004–2008 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 3 episodes, 2004–2007 ) , Writer (story by) ( 3 episodes, 2004–2007 )  Less 2004–2008 101
    • Last Call (Dec 8, 2008) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer (story), Writer (teleplay)  Less
    • Made in China (Dec 8, 2008) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer (story), Writer (teleplay)  Less
    • Juiced (Dec 1, 2008) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Life on MarsLife on Mars (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Lake Placid 2Lake Placid 2 (TV Movie) Writer (original concept) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Wedding BellsThe Wedding Bells (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 7 episodes, 2007 ) , Writer ( 6 episodes, 2007 ) , Executive Producer ( 4 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 7
    • Fools in Love (Apr 6, 2007) Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • The Mother (Apr 13, 2007) Writer (created by)  Less
    • The Most Beautiful Girl (Apr 6, 2007) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Law FirmThe Law Firm (TV Series) Writer (creator), Executive Producer  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Halley's CometHalley's Comet (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Boston PublicBoston Public (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 81 episodes, 2000–2004 ) , Writer ( 41 episodes, 2000–2003 ) , Executive Consultant ( 25 episodes, 2002–2004 ) , Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 2000–2002 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 2 episodes, 2001 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2000–2004 81
    • Chapter Eighty-One (Mar 2, 2005) Executive Consultant, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Chapter Eighty (Mar 1, 2005) Executive Consultant, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Chapter Seventy-Nine (Jan 30, 2004) Executive Consultant, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The PracticeThe Practice (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 167 episodes, 1997–2004 ) , Executive Producer ( 167 episodes, 1997–2004 ) , Writer ( 131 episodes, 1997–2004 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 9 episodes, 1997–2004 ) , Writer (story by) ( 6 episodes, 1997–2001 ) , Writer (story) ( 2 episodes, 2002 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 2 episodes, 2002 ) , Writer (story & teleplay) ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 1997–2004 167
    • Adjourned (a.k.a. Cheers) (May 16, 2004) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • New Hoods on the Block (May 2, 2004) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Comings and Goings (Apr 25, 2004) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for DeMarco AffairsDeMarco Affairs (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Brotherhood of Poland, New HampshireThe Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (TV Series) Writer ( 5 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 5
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  • Primary photo for Girls ClubGirls Club (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 9 episodes, 2002 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 9
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  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 112 episodes, 1997–2002 ) , Executive Producer ( 109 episodes, 1997–2002 ) , Writer ( 100 episodes, 1997–2002 ) , Writer (story) ( 6 episodes, 2000–2002 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 6 episodes, 2000–2002 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 5 episodes, 1998–2002 ) , Writer (story by) ( 5 episodes, 1998–2002 )  Less 1997–2002 112
    • Bygones (May 20, 2002) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • All of Me (May 13, 2002) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • What I'll Never Do for Love Again (May 6, 2002) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Chicago HopeChicago Hope (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 141 episodes, 1994–2000 ) , Executive Consultant ( 51 episodes, 1995–1999 ) , Consulting Producer ( 22 episodes, 1999–2000 ) , Executive Producer ( 22 episodes, 1994–1995 ) , Writer ( 20 episodes, 1994–2000 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 4 episodes, 1995 ) , Writer (story by) ( 3 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1994–2000 141
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  • Primary photo for SnoopsSnoops (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 13 episodes, 1999–2000 ) , Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 1999–2000 ) , Writer ( 5 episodes, 1999 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 1999–2000 13
    • Swan Chant (2000) Himself (uncredited), Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • The Stolen Diskette (Jan 14, 2000) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Blood Lines (1999) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for AllyAlly (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 1999–2000
  • Primary photo for Picket FencesPicket Fences (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 88 episodes, 1992–1996 ) , Executive Producer ( 66 episodes, 1992–1995 ) , Executive Consultant ( 22 episodes, 1995–1996 ) , Writer ( 5 episodes, 1992–1994 )  Less 1992–1996 88
    • Liver Let Die (Jun 26, 1996) Executive Consultant, Writer (created by)  Less
    • To Forgive Is Divine (Jun 19, 1996) Executive Consultant, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Forget Selma (Jun 12, 1996) Executive Consultant, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Mixed NutsMixed Nuts (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Doogie Howser, M.D.Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 97 episodes, 1989–1993 ) , Creative Consultant ( 74 episodes, 1989–1992 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1989 ) , Supervising Producer ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989–1993 97
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  • Primary photo for L.A. LawL.A. Law (TV Series) Writer ( 60 episodes, 1986–1992 ) , Executive Producer ( 44 episodes, 1989–1991 ) , Executive Consultant ( 22 episodes, 1991–1992 ) , Story Editor ( 20 episodes, 1986–1987 ) , Supervising Producer ( 19 episodes, 1988–1989 ) , Executive Story Editor ( 12 episodes, 1987–1988 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 8 episodes, 1986–1988 ) , Co-Producer ( 7 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1986–1992 124
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Self (27 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Bygone Days: An Ally McBeal RetrospectiveBygone Days: An Ally McBeal Retrospective (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for TV Land MogulsTV Land Moguls (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
    • The 90s (Feb 8, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less

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