James A. Michener (1907–1997)

Writer | Miscellaneous Crew | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
South Pacific (1958) | Sayonara (1957) | Adventures in Paradise (1959-1962)
AKA 
James Michener
BORN 
Feb 3, 1907 (died Oct 16, 1997)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (11 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Memories of CentennialMemories of Centennial (Video) Writer (story) (as James Michener)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for CaravansCaravans Writer (novel)  Less 1978 $14MM $1MM / —
  • Primary photo for The HawaiiansThe Hawaiians Writer (novel "Hawaii")  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for HawaiiHawaii Writer (novel)  Less 1966 $15MM $35MM / —
  • Primary photo for Donovan's ReefDonovan's Reef Writer (story) (uncredited)  Less 1963 $2.7MM $6.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for South PacificSouth Pacific Missionary (uncredited), Writer (based on "Tales of the South Pacific" by)  Less 1958 $6MM $37MM / —
  • Primary photo for SayonaraSayonara Writer (based on the novel by)  Less 1957 $26MM / —
  • Primary photo for Until They SailUntil They Sail Writer (story)  Less 1957 $1.8MM $745K / $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for The Bridges at Toko-RiThe Bridges at Toko-Ri Writer (novel)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Men of the Fighting LadyMen of the Fighting Lady Writer (story "The Forgotten Heroes of Korea")  Less 1954 $1.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Return to ParadiseReturn to Paradise Writer (adapted from the story by)  Less 1953 $515K $1.8MM / —
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Writer (adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by) (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • 'South Pacific' in Concert from Carnegie Hall (Apr 26, 2006) Writer (adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Tales of the South Pacific" by)  Less
  • Primary photo for South PacificSouth Pacific (TV Movie) Writer (novel "Tales of the South Pacific")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for TexasTexas (TV Movie) Writer (novel)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for SpaceSpace (TV Mini-series) Writer (novel) (5 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 5
    • Part V (Apr 18, 1985) Writer (novel)  Less
    • Part IV (Apr 17, 1985) Writer (novel)  Less
    • Part III (Apr 16, 1985) Writer (novel)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Kent StateKent State (TV Movie) Writer (book "Kent State: What Happened and Why")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for CentennialCentennial (TV Mini-series) Writer (based on the novel by) (12 episodes, 1978), Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978–1979 12
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  • Primary photo for DynastyDynasty (TV Movie) Creative Consultant (as James Michener), Writer (story)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Adventures in ParadiseAdventures in Paradise (TV Series) Writer (creator) (90 episodes, 1959), Concept Developer (2 episodes, 1959)  Less 1959–1962 90
    • Blueprint for Paradise (Apr 1, 1962) Writer (creator) (as James Michener)  Less
    • The Baby Sitters (Mar 25, 1962) Writer (creator) (as James Michener)  Less
    • The Dream Merchant (Mar 18, 1962) Writer (creator) (as James Michener)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Pulitzer Prize PlayhousePulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) Writer (novel) (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
Self (20 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Broadway: The American MusicalBroadway: The American Musical (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for A Musical Offering from the Vatican: A Papal ConcertA Musical Offering from the Vatican: A Papal Concert (TV Movie) Himself - Host (as James Michener)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for 48 Hours48 Hours (TV Series) Himself - Author (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Slow Fires: On the Preservation of the Human RecordSlow Fires: On the Preservation of the Human Record (TV Movie) Himself (as James Michener)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Centennial: Over 100 Years of Philadelphia Phillies BaseballCentennial: Over 100 Years of Philadelphia Phillies Baseball (Video) Himself (as James Michener)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Tom Cottle: Up CloseTom Cottle: Up Close (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
    • Episode #1.73 (Jan 5, 1983) Himself (as James Michener)  Less
  • Primary photo for Good Morning AmericaGood Morning America (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1979
  • Primary photo for CentennialCentennial (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Author / Himself - Writer (4 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1977
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  • Primary photo for James Michener's World: Hawaii RevisitedJames Michener's World: Hawaii Revisited (TV Movie) Himself (as James Michener)  Less 1977 $750K
  • Primary photo for The 47th Annual Academy AwardsThe 47th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter (as James Michener)  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1971)  Less 1971–1972
    • Episode #4.174 (May 19, 1972) Himself (as James Michener)  Less
    • Episode #4.80 (Jan 7, 1972) Himself (as James Michener)  Less
    • Episode #3.134 (Apr 6, 1971) Himself (as James Michener)  Less
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  • Primary photo for What's My Line?What's My Line? (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist (2 episodes, 1957)  Less 1957–1959
  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955
    • Episode #8.18 (Jan 9, 1955) Himself (as James Michener)  Less
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1954)  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for Author Meets the CriticsAuthor Meets the Critics (TV Series) Himself (Moderator (1954)  Less 1947–1954
  • Primary photo for 20 Questions20 Questions (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Who Said That?Who Said That? (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1950)  Less 1950
  • Primary photo for Critic at LargeCritic at Large (TV Series) Himself - Author (2 episodes, 1949)  Less 1949
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Writer (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
    • 35 Years and 60 Minutes (May 18, 2003) Himself - Writer (archive footage) (as James Michener)  Less
  • Primary photo for The American HoboThe American Hobo Himself (archive footage) (as James Michener)  Less 2003

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