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Earl Hamner Jr. (1923–2016)

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Waltons (1971-1981) | Charlotte's Web (2006) | The Twilight Zone (1962-1964)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Earl Hamner
BORN 
Jul 10, 1923 (died Mar 24, 2016)

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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (41 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Night Before Christmas: A Mouse TaleThe Night Before Christmas: A Mouse Tale (TV Movie) Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Night VisionsNight Visions (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
    • The Doghouse/Still Life (Aug 30, 2001) Writer (segments: The Doghouse) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Wild ThornberrysThe Wild Thornberrys (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for A Walton EasterA Walton Easter (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (characters) (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Snowy River: The McGregor SagaSnowy River: The McGregor Saga (TV Series) Executive Producer (U.S.) ( 1 episode )  Less 1993–1996 1
    • The Race Executive Producer (U.S.) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Mother's GiftA Mother's Gift (TV Movie) Writer (teleplay) (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for A Walton WeddingA Walton Wedding (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (characters) (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for A Walton Thanksgiving ReunionA Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer (characters) (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Magic PaintbrushThe Magic Paintbrush (TV Movie) Writer (written for television by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Falcon CrestFalcon Crest (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 227 episodes, 1981–1990 ) , Executive Producer ( 128 episodes, 1981–1986 ) , Creative Consultant ( 28 episodes, 1986–1987 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981–1990 228
    • Home Again (May 18, 1990) Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
    • Danny's Song (May 11, 1990) Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
    • The Return (May 4, 1990) Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Christmas in AmericaChristmas in America (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Morningstar/EveningstarMorningstar/Eveningstar (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 7 episodes, 1986 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 7
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  • Primary photo for The Gift of Love: A Christmas StoryThe Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) Co-Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for BooneBoone (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1983 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 2
  • Primary photo for A Day for Thanks on Walton's MountainA Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain (TV Movie) Narrator (voice), Executive Producer (as Earl Hamner), Writer (creator) (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Mother's Day on Waltons MountainMother's Day on Waltons Mountain (TV Movie) Executive Producer (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for A Wedding on Walton's MountainA Wedding on Walton's Mountain (TV Movie) Narrator (voice), Executive Producer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The WaltonsThe Waltons (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 212 episodes, 1972–1981 ) , The Narrator ( 211 episodes, 1972–1981 ) , Executive Story Consultant ( 137 episodes, 1972–1978 ) , Executive Producer ( 121 episodes, 1975–1981 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 1972–1976 ) , Executive Story Editor ( 4 episodes, 1972 ) , Co-Executive Producer ( 2 episodes, 1979–1981 ) , Writer (story by) ( 2 episodes, 1973 ) , Writer (screenplay) ( 1 episode, 1971 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1975 ) , Writer (novel) ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1971–1981 213
    • The Revel (Jun 4, 1981) The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner), Executive Producer, Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
    • The Hostage (May 28, 1981) The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner), Executive Producer (as Earl Hamner), Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
    • The Lumberjack (May 21, 1981) The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner), Executive Producer (as Earl Hamner), Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Waltons: A Decade of the WaltonsThe Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons (TV Movie) Himself - Narrator, Executive Producer (as Earl Hamner), Writer (as Earl Hamner), Writer (creator) (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Lassie: A New BeginningLassie: A New Beginning (TV Movie) Writer (story)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Apple's WayApple's Way (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 27 episodes, 1974–1975 ) , Executive Producer ( 10 episodes, 1974 ) , Executive Story Consultant ( 10 episodes, 1974 ) , Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974–1975 28
    • The Price (Jan 12, 1975) Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
    • The Outing (Jan 5, 1975) Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
    • The Christmas Party (Dec 22, 1974) Writer (created by) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Dream for ChristmasA Dream for Christmas (TV Movie) Writer (story) (uncredited)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Pomroy's PeoplePomroy's People (TV Movie) Co-Producer, Writer (created by)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Homecoming: A Christmas StoryThe Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) The Narrator (voice) (uncredited), Writer (novel entitled "The Homecoming"), Writer (teleplay)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Aesop's FablesAesop's Fables (TV Movie) Writer (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Nanny and the ProfessorNanny and the Professor (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 1970 )  Less 1970 4
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  • Primary photo for CBS PlayhouseCBS Playhouse (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Tiger, TigerTiger, Tiger (TV Movie) Writer (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Gentle BenGentle Ben (TV Series) Writer ( 6 episodes, 1967–1969 ) , Writer (story) ( 2 episodes, 1967 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 2 episodes, 1967 )  Less 1967–1969 8
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  • Primary photo for HeidiHeidi (TV Movie) Writer (teleplay) (as Earl Hamner)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The InvadersThe Invaders (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1967 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
    • The Watchers (Sep 19, 1967) Writer (story), Writer (teleplay)  Less
  • Primary photo for ABC Stage 67ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1966 )  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Wagon TrainWagon Train (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Long, Hot SummerThe Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Writer ( 8 episodes, 1962–1964 )  Less 1962–1964 8
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  • Primary photo for It's a Man's WorldIt's a Man's World (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. Smith Goes to WashingtonMr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for TacticTactic (TV Series) Writer  Less 1959– 
  • Primary photo for JusticeJustice (TV Series) Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
    • Hit and Run (May 13, 1954) Writer (teleplay) (as Earl Hamner)  Less
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Writer (adaptation) ( 1 episode, 1954 )  Less 1954 1
    • Highway (Feb 16, 1954) Writer (adaptation)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Kate Smith HourThe Kate Smith Hour (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 1953 )  Less 1953 1
Self (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Earl Hamner StorytellerEarl Hamner Storyteller Himself  Less 2015 $250K
  • Primary photo for A Walton's Family ReunionA Walton's Family Reunion (TV Movie) Himself - Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for TV Land MogulsTV Land Moguls (TV Mini-series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Twilight Zone: The Definitive Edition InterviewsTwilight Zone: The Definitive Edition Interviews (Video) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Walton LegacyThe Walton Legacy (TV Movie) Himself - Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976

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