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Jo Swerling Jr.

Producer | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963-1965) | Run for Your Life (1965-1968) | Wiseguy (1987-1990)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination More »
BORN 
Jun 18, 1931 (age 86)

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Past Film & Video (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for It WaitsIt Waits Director (animal sequences)  Less 2005 $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Sergeant RykerSergeant Ryker Associate Producer  Less 1968
Past Television (59 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Movie) Co-Executive Producer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for ProfitProfit (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
    • Pilot (Apr 8, 1996) Supervising Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for The CommishThe Commish (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 26 episodes, 1991–1996 )  Less 1991–1996 26
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  • Primary photo for The Hat SquadThe Hat Squad (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 3 episodes, 1992–1993 )  Less 1992–1993 3
  • Primary photo for Palace GuardPalace Guard (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 8 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 8
    • Memories (1991) Supervising Producer  Less
    • Iced (1991) Supervising Producer  Less
    • The White Angel (1991) Supervising Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Broken BadgesBroken Badges (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 7 episodes, 1990–1991 )  Less 1990–1991 7
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  • Primary photo for 21 Jump Street21 Jump Street (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 74 episodes, 1987–1991 )  Less 1987–1991 74
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  • Primary photo for HunterHunter (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 152 episodes, 1984–1991 )  Less 1984–1991 152
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  • Primary photo for The Great PretenderThe Great Pretender (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 100 Lives of Black Jack SavageThe 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991 1
    • Pilot (Mar 31, 1991) Supervising Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for WiseguyWiseguy (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 53 episodes, 1987–1990 )  Less 1987–1990 53
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  • Primary photo for BookerBooker (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 22 episodes, 1989–1990 )  Less 1989–1990 22
    • Father's Day (May 6, 1990) Supervising Producer  Less
    • Mobile Home (Apr 29, 1990) Supervising Producer  Less
    • Crazy (Apr 15, 1990) Supervising Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Livin' LargeLivin' Large (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for UnsubUnsub (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 7 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 7
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  • Primary photo for J.J. StarbuckJ.J. Starbuck (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1988 1
    • Rag Doll (Apr 19, 1988) Supervising Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Sonny SpoonSonny Spoon (TV Series) Producer  Less 1988– 
  • Primary photo for CBS Summer PlayhouseCBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • Sirens (Sep 4, 1987) Supervising Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for StingrayStingray (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 23 episodes, 1986–1987 )  Less 1986–1987 23
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  • Primary photo for Destination AmericaDestination America (TV Movie) Supervising Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The A-TeamThe A-Team (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 97 episodes, 1983–1987 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983–1987 97
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  • Primary photo for RiptideRiptide (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 8 episodes, 1984–1986 )  Less 1984–1986 8
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  • Primary photo for Hardcastle and McCormickHardcastle and McCormick (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 46 episodes, 1983–1985 ) , Co-Executive Producer ( 21 episodes, 1985–1986 )  Less 1983–1986 67
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  • Primary photo for The Last PrecinctThe Last Precinct (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • Pilot (Jan 26, 1986) Supervising Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Greatest American HeroThe Greatest American Hero (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 18 episodes, 1981–1982 ) , Co-Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1981–1986 19
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  • Primary photo for StingrayStingray (TV Movie) Supervising Producer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Brothers-in-LawBrothers-in-Law (TV Movie) Supervising Producer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The RoustersThe Rousters (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The RoustersThe Rousters (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Simon & SimonSimon & Simon (TV Series) Producer ( 2 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 2
  • Primary photo for The QuestThe Quest (TV Series) Producer ( 9 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982 9
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  • Primary photo for The Misadventures of Sheriff LoboThe Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 13 episodes, 1980–1981 )  Less 1980–1981 13
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  • Primary photo for The Last ConvertibleThe Last Convertible (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer ( 3 episodes, 1979 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 3
  • Primary photo for The Jordan ChanceThe Jordan Chance (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for AspenAspen (TV Mini-series) Producer ( 3 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 3
  • Primary photo for The 3,000 Mile ChaseThe 3,000 Mile Chase (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The November PlanThe November Plan (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Captains and the KingsCaptains and the Kings (TV Mini-series) Producer ( 8 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 8
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  • Primary photo for Jeremiah of Jacob's NeckJeremiah of Jacob's Neck (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Invasion of Johnson CountyThe Invasion of Johnson County (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for City of AngelsCity of Angels (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
    • Match Point (May 18, 1976) Executive Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Hazard's PeopleHazard's People (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for BarettaBaretta (TV Series) Producer ( 12 episodes, 1975 )  Less 1975 12
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  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 5 episodes, 1974 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1975 ) , Associate Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974–1975 7
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  • Primary photo for Target RiskTarget Risk (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for This Is the West That WasThis Is the West That Was (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Story of Pretty Boy FloydThe Story of Pretty Boy Floyd (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for TomaToma (TV Series) Associate Executive Producer ( 3 episodes, 1974 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973–1974 4
    • The Big Dealers (Mar 1, 1974) Associate Executive Producer  Less
    • Rock-A-Bye (Jan 25, 1974) Associate Executive Producer  Less
    • 50% of Normal (Jan 18, 1974) Associate Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Drive Hard, Drive FastDrive Hard, Drive Fast (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Alias Smith and JonesAlias Smith and Jones (TV Series) Associate Executive Producer ( 35 episodes, 1971–1972 ) , Producer ( 11 episodes, 1972–1973 )  Less 1971–1973 42
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  • Primary photo for Cool MillionCool Million (TV Series) Associate Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Bold Ones: The LawyersThe Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series) Producer ( 26 episodes, 1969–1972 ) , Supervising Producer ( 1 episode, 1971 )  Less 1969–1972 27
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  • Primary photo for How to Steal an AirplaneHow to Steal an Airplane (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Do You Take This Stranger?Do You Take This Stranger? (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The Lonely ProfessionThe Lonely Profession (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Whole World Is WatchingThe Whole World Is Watching (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Run for Your LifeRun for Your Life (TV Series) Producer ( 63 episodes, 1965–1967 ) , Supervising Producer ( 10 episodes, 1968 )  Less 1965–1968 73
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  • Primary photo for Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler TheatreBob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) Producer ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Kraft Suspense TheatreKraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) Associate Producer ( 5 episodes, 1963–1964 ) , Producer ( 4 episodes, 1964–1965 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1963–1965 9
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Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Finding NicoFinding Nico Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Hannity & ColmesHannity & Colmes (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999

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