Stephen J. Cannell Age, Birthday, Biography, Wiki, Movies & More

Actor / Producer / Writer.

Stephen J. Cannell

Stephen J. Cannell Biography / Wiki

Name Stephen J. Cannell
Also Know Stephen Joseph Cannell
Gender Male
Known For Creator
Place of Birth Los Angeles – California – USA
Date of Birth 1941-02-05
Age(as in 2022) 69
Deathday 2010-09-30

Stephen J. Cannell Acting Movies

Movie Name Character Release Date Overview
Ice Spiders Frank Stone 2007-01-01 When a young ski team training for the Olympics arrives at the remote and isolated Lost Mountain Ski Resort to focus on training, they’re thrilled to …
Identity Crisis The Coroner 1989-01-01 A rapper finds himself possessed by the soul of a dead fashion designer; frequently switching personalities….
Threshold Pacheco Laval 2003-04-01 Alien seeds hitch a ride to earth in a space shuttle crew and begin to grow. When their numbers reach the Threshold amount they will be an unstoppable…
The Contract William Goodwin 1999-10-31
CHiPs ’99 Bendix 1998-10-27 Ponch has returned to the police force, and is determined to help his friend Jon investigating various car thefts….
Half Past Dead Frank Hubbard 2002-11-15 A man goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there, he stumbles onto a plot in…
Dead Above Ground Carl Hadden 2002-01-01 Jeff Lucas is already an outcast, but when he makes a horror film instead of a documentary for a class project, the ridicule his classmates inflict up…
Posse Jimmy Love 1993-05-14 A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for…

Stephen J. Cannell Directing Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Director Stone is an American police drama that aired on NBC on Monday nights between January 14 and March 17, 1980. The series was a Stephen J. Cannell Produc…
Director Tenspeed and Brown Shoe is an American detective/comedy series originally broadcast by the ABC network between January and June 1980. The series was c…
Director Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulls no punches (but takes plenty of them). An ex-con sent to the slammer for a crime he didn’t commit, Rockf…

Stephen J. Cannell Production Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
It Waits Producer 2005-11-10 A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park….
The A-Team Producer 2010-06-09 A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn’t …
Dead Above Ground Producer 2002-01-01 Jeff Lucas is already an outcast, but when he makes a horror film instead of a documentary for a class project, the ridicule his classmates inflict up…
The Poker House Producer 2008-06-20 Agnes and her two sisters struggle through a day in a home overrun by gamblers, thieves, and johns….
21 Jump Street Producer 2012-03-14 In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners rid…
22 Jump Street Executive Producer 2014-06-05 After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local co…
The Gypsy Warriors Executive Producer 1978-05-12 American soldiers (Tom Selleck and James Whitmore Jr.) must travel behind enemy lines to procure the formula for a deadly Nazi toxin in this World War…
Toma Producer 1973-03-21 This TV-pilot, later made into a TV-series, is about a cop in Newark, New Jersey, who defies his superiors to try to bring down the head of a Mafia nu…
Them Executive Producer 1996-10-08 Remake of the 1954 SciFi classic…
Demon Hunter Producer 2005-06-01 After resolving a situation of exorcism, the half-breed demon hunter Jake Greyman (Sean Patrick Flanery) reports to Cardinal White (William Bassett) a…
The Garden Producer 2006-01-08 A troubled young boy and his father on a road trip stumble upon a rural farm where the elderly owner has sinister plans for the both of them involving…
Nightside Executive Producer 1980-06-08 Danny Dandoy is a good-humored, street-wise cop working the dusk to dawn shift in Los Angeles with his somewhat naive new partner Macey in this suppos…
Richie Brockelman: The Missing 24 Hours Executive Producer 1976-10-27 A young private detective takes on his first case, a young woman with amnesia who doesn’t know why a gunman is trying to kill her but believes she mig…
Hunter: Back in Force Executive Producer 2003-04-12 Lieutenent Rick Hunter, now of San Diego Police Department, along with his ‘new’ partner Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, must track down a group of women ban…
Chase Associate Producer 1973-03-24 A special police unit goes after a cop-killer in this pilot film to the short-lived series….
Stone [Pilot] Executive Producer 1979-08-26 Dennis Weaver is a Joseph Wambaugh-type novelist cop and Pat Hingle is his hard-nosed superior who wants him to stick to police work or get off the fo…
Scott Free Executive Producer 1976-10-13 A professional gambler finds himself on the run from the mob, the federal government, and a band of Indians, all of whom have an interest in a piece o…
Dr. Scorpion Executive Producer 1978-02-24 A retired spy is reluctantly lured back into action to take down a mad scientist living on a tropical island….
The Last Precinct Executive Producer 1986-01-26 In this spoof of TV cop shows, which served as the pilot to the subsequent short-lived series, a bunch of bumbling misfits and rejects from the police…
Destination: America Executive Producer 1987-04-03 A patrician family’s estranged, black-sheep son forsakes his blue-collar life to return home and soon finds himself wrongly accused of his father’s mu…
Producer Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulls no punches (but takes plenty of them). An ex-con sent to the slammer for a crime he didn’t commit, Rockf…
Producer 21 Jump Street revolves around a group of young cops who would use their youthful appearance to go undercover and solve crimes involving teenagers and…
Producer The chronicles of  teacher Ralph Hinkley’s adventures after a group of aliens gives him a red suit that gives him superhuman abilities. Unfortunately…
Producer Tony Scali is a former Brooklyn cop now the Police Commissioner of a small upstate city. But for Scali, this is no desk job. He’s a tough yet compassi…
Producer Hunter is an American police drama television series created by Frank Lupo, and starring Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. D…
Producer Hawkeye is a television series, airing in syndication for one season during 1994-1995, and produced by Stephen J. Cannell. The series was filmed in No…
Executive Producer Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United S…
Producer Missing Persons is a short-lived American crime drama television series, set in Chicago. It followed a fictitious missing persons unit; each episode u…
Producer Booker is an American crime drama series starring Richard Grieco that aired on the Fox Network from September 24, 1989 to May 6, 1990. The series is a…
Producer Sonny Spoon is a detective program aired in the United States on the NBC television network in 1988. The series was created by Michael Daly, Dinah Pri…
Producer The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage is a television series broadcast in the United States by NBC and produced by Stephen J. Cannell Productions in asso…
Producer Toma is an American crime drama series that ran on ABC in 1973 and 1974….
Producer The Last Precinct is an American comedy series that aired on NBC from January to May 1986 on Friday Night at 9:00pm. The series stars Adam West as Cap…
Producer The Quest is an American action/adventure television series that aired on ABC from October to November 1982. The series stars Perry King and Noah Beer…
Producer Stone is an American police drama that aired on NBC on Monday nights between January 14 and March 17, 1980. The series was a Stephen J. Cannell Produc…
Producer Profit is an American television series that originally aired on the Fox Broadcasting Company in 1996 on Monday Night at 9:00 PM EST. The series was c…
Producer Tenspeed and Brown Shoe is an American detective/comedy series originally broadcast by the ABC network between January and June 1980. The series was c…
Producer Hardcastle and McCormick is an American action/drama television series from Stephen J. Cannell Productions, shown on ABC from 1983 through 1986. The s…
Producer A fictional group of ex-United States Army Special Forces personnel work as soldiers of fortune while on the run from the Army after being branded as …
Producer Ray is an enigmatic adventurer with no traceable past who travels from place to place fighting crime and helping people in trouble. He refuses to be p…
Producer Marker is an American hour long television drama that premiered on the UPN on March 20, 1995. It is set in and was filmed in Hawaii.

The series focus…

Producer Top of the Hill is a short-lived political drama series aired by CBS as part of its 1989 fall lineup….
Producer The Duke is an American mini series that aired shown on NBC from April 5 to May 18, 1979….
Producer The Rousters is a 1983 NBC television series about a group of modern-day bounty hunters who are descendants of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp. Despite ad…
Producer The Hat Squad is a crime drama television series that ran for only one season on CBS, during the 1992–1993 season. 13 episodes were made, but only 1…
Executive Producer A fictional group of ex-United States Army Special Forces personnel work as soldiers of fortune while on the run from the Army after being branded as …
Executive Producer The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron….
Executive Producer Broken Badges is an American-Canadian police drama…

Writing

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
It Waits Teleplay 2005-11-10 A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park….
The A-Team Characters 2010-06-09 A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn’t …
21 Jump Street Teleplay 2012-03-14 In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners rid…
The Rockford Files: A Blessing in Disguise Writer 1995-05-14 Angel’s televangelical ministry launches a boycott against a movie entitled “Little Ezekial,” and Rockford is hired to protect its star….
The Gypsy Warriors Writer 1978-05-12 American soldiers (Tom Selleck and James Whitmore Jr.) must travel behind enemy lines to procure the formula for a deadly Nazi toxin in this World War…
The Great Pretender Writer 1991-04-14 A newspaper reporter, who has just won a trial against his newspaper which had fired him, suffers dangerous reprisals at his work….
Stingray Writer 1985-07-14 A district attorney is kidnapped by a criminal who then has a deranged doctor do something to him that leaves him with the mind of a child. His assist…
The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play Writer 1996-04-25 An friend of Jim’s continues to seek his help for her murdered son, but when she winds up dead not long after an altercation with the mafia man, Jim m…
The November Plan Writer 1977-01-01 A hard-nosed private detective investigates a suspected overthrow of the U.S. government. Loosely based on The Business Plot of 1933….
Greyhounds Story 1994-06-24 Retired sherriff, judge, coroner and con-man team up to solve crimes. Pilot. From http://www.cannell.com/tv-show-detail/18/greyhounds.html GREYHOUND…
Greyhounds Screenplay 1994-06-24 Retired sherriff, judge, coroner and con-man team up to solve crimes. Pilot. From http://www.cannell.com/tv-show-detail/18/greyhounds.html GREYHOUND…
Dead Above Ground Writer 2002-01-01 Jeff Lucas is already an outcast, but when he makes a horror film instead of a documentary for a class project, the ridicule his classmates inflict up…
The Jordan Chance Story 1978-12-12 Jordan Chance was wrongfully imprisoned for ten years. Upon release, he becomes a lawyer and investigates the case of a Mexican woman convicted of mur…
The Jordan Chance Screenplay 1978-12-12 Jordan Chance was wrongfully imprisoned for ten years. Upon release, he becomes a lawyer and investigates the case of a Mexican woman convicted of mur…
Nightside Teleplay 1980-06-08 Danny Dandoy is a good-humored, street-wise cop working the dusk to dawn shift in Los Angeles with his somewhat naive new partner Macey in this suppos…
Richie Brockelman: The Missing 24 Hours Writer 1976-10-27 A young private detective takes on his first case, a young woman with amnesia who doesn’t know why a gunman is trying to kill her but believes she mig…
Hunter: Back in Force Story 2003-04-12 Lieutenent Rick Hunter, now of San Diego Police Department, along with his ‘new’ partner Sergeant Dee Dee McCall, must track down a group of women ban…
Chase Writer 1973-03-24 A special police unit goes after a cop-killer in this pilot film to the short-lived series….
Stone [Pilot] Writer 1979-08-26 Dennis Weaver is a Joseph Wambaugh-type novelist cop and Pat Hingle is his hard-nosed superior who wants him to stick to police work or get off the fo…
Scott Free Writer 1976-10-13 A professional gambler finds himself on the run from the mob, the federal government, and a band of Indians, all of whom have an interest in a piece o…
Dr. Scorpion Writer 1978-02-24 A retired spy is reluctantly lured back into action to take down a mad scientist living on a tropical island….
The Last Precinct Writer 1986-01-26 In this spoof of TV cop shows, which served as the pilot to the subsequent short-lived series, a bunch of bumbling misfits and rejects from the police…
Writer Columbo is a friendly, verbose, disheveled-looking police detective who is consistently underestimated by his suspects. Despite his unprepossessing ap…
Writer Tenspeed and Brown Shoe is an American detective/comedy series originally broadcast by the ABC network between January and June 1980. The series was c…
Writer A fictional group of ex-United States Army Special Forces personnel work as soldiers of fortune while on the run from the Army after being branded as …
Writer Silk Stalkings is a crime drama television series. The series portrays the daily lives of two detectives who solve sexually-based crimes of passion a…
Writer Tony Scali is a former Brooklyn cop now the Police Commissioner of a small upstate city. But for Scali, this is no desk job. He’s a tough yet compassi…
Writer Hunter is an American police drama television series created by Frank Lupo, and starring Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. D…
Writer Adam-12 is a television police drama that followed two police officers of the Los Angeles Police Department, Pete Malloy and Jim Reed, as they patroll…
Writer Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United S…
Writer Booker is an American crime drama series starring Richard Grieco that aired on the Fox Network from September 24, 1989 to May 6, 1990. The series is a…
Writer City of Angels is a 1976 television series created by Stephen J. Cannell and Roy Huggins, who had previously worked together on The Rockford Files. Am…
Writer Toma is an American crime drama series that ran on ABC in 1973 and 1974….
Writer Unsub is an American television series that aired on NBC from February 3 to April 14, 1989. The series centers around an elite FBI forensic team that …
Writer Stone is an American police drama that aired on NBC on Monday nights between January 14 and March 17, 1980. The series was a Stephen J. Cannell Produc…
Writer J.J. Starbuck is an American crime drama series that aired on NBC from September 1987 to June 1988. The series follows cornpone-spouting Jerome Jeremi…
Writer The Rousters is a 1983 NBC television series about a group of modern-day bounty hunters who are descendants of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp. Despite ad…
Writer Broken Badges is an American-Canadian police drama…
Writer Framed for murder, Detective Reno Raines becomes a fugitive bounty hunter who fights crime while trying to clear his name. His troubles began after he…
Writer Hardcastle and McCormick is an American action/drama television series from Stephen J. Cannell Productions, shown on ABC from 1983 through 1986. The s…
Writer The chronicles of  teacher Ralph Hinkley’s adventures after a group of aliens gives him a red suit that gives him superhuman abilities. Unfortunately…
Writer Ray is an enigmatic adventurer with no traceable past who travels from place to place fighting crime and helping people in trouble. He refuses to be p…
Teleplay The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron….
Writer Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulls no punches (but takes plenty of them). An ex-con sent to the slammer for a crime he didn’t commit, Rockf…
Writer Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC ser…
Story Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulls no punches (but takes plenty of them). An ex-con sent to the slammer for a crime he didn’t commit, Rockf…

Other Info

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
The Rockford Files: Punishment and Crime Creator 1996-09-18 Laid-back private eye Jim Rockford and his brown Pontiac Firebird become embroiled in another case when he runs across an old flame, blind book editor…
Dr. Scorpion Creator 1978-02-24 A retired spy is reluctantly lured back into action to take down a mad scientist living on a tropical island….
Creator Framed for murder, Detective Reno Raines becomes a fugitive bounty hunter who fights crime while trying to clear his name. His troubles began after he…
Creator Cranky but likable L.A. PI Jim Rockford pulls no punches (but takes plenty of them). An ex-con sent to the slammer for a crime he didn’t commit, Rockf…
Creator Tenspeed and Brown Shoe is an American detective/comedy series originally broadcast by the ABC network between January and June 1980. The series was c…
Creator 21 Jump Street revolves around a group of young cops who would use their youthful appearance to go undercover and solve crimes involving teenagers and…
Creator Hardcastle and McCormick is an American action/drama television series from Stephen J. Cannell Productions, shown on ABC from 1983 through 1986. The s…
Creator A fictional group of ex-United States Army Special Forces personnel work as soldiers of fortune while on the run from the Army after being branded as …
Creator The chronicles of  teacher Ralph Hinkley’s adventures after a group of aliens gives him a red suit that gives him superhuman abilities. Unfortunately…
Creator Baretta is an American detective television series which ran on ABC from 1975 to 1978. The show was a milder version of a successful 1973–74 ABC ser…
Creator Silk Stalkings is a crime drama television series. The series portrays the daily lives of two detectives who solve sexually-based crimes of passion a…
Creator Cobra is an American television action/adventure series starring Michael Dudikoff. It ran for just one season in syndication….
Creator Riptide is an American TV detective series that ran on NBC from December 3, 1983 to August 22, 1986, starring Perry King, Joe Penny, and Thom Bray. Ri…
Creator Tony Scali is a former Brooklyn cop now the Police Commissioner of a small upstate city. But for Scali, this is no desk job. He’s a tough yet compassi…
Creator Ray is an enigmatic adventurer with no traceable past who travels from place to place fighting crime and helping people in trouble. He refuses to be p…
Creator The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron….
Creator Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United S…
Creator The Duke is an American mini series that aired shown on NBC from April 5 to May 18, 1979….
Creator Palace Guard is a drama series

Palace Guard is the story of a reformed jewel thief and cat burglar, Tommy Logan, who, after serving three years in pr…

Creator Sonny Spoon is a detective program aired in the United States on the NBC television network in 1988. The series was created by Michael Daly, Dinah Pri…
Creator Booker is an American crime drama series starring Richard Grieco that aired on the Fox Network from September 24, 1989 to May 6, 1990. The series is a…
Creator City of Angels is a 1976 television series created by Stephen J. Cannell and Roy Huggins, who had previously worked together on The Rockford Files. Am…
Creator The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage is a television series broadcast in the United States by NBC and produced by Stephen J. Cannell Productions in asso…
Creator Unsub is an American television series that aired on NBC from February 3 to April 14, 1989. The series centers around an elite FBI forensic team that …
Creator Toma is an American crime drama series that ran on ABC in 1973 and 1974….
Creator The Last Precinct is an American comedy series that aired on NBC from January to May 1986 on Friday Night at 9:00pm. The series stars Adam West as Cap…
Creator Traps is an American police drama that aired on CBS from March 31, 1994 to April 27, 1994….
Creator Chase is an American television series that aired on the NBC network from September 11, 1973 to August 28, 1974. The show was a production of Jack Web…
Creator J.J. Starbuck is an American crime drama series that aired on NBC from September 1987 to June 1988. The series follows cornpone-spouting Jerome Jeremi…
Creator The Hat Squad is a crime drama television series that ran for only one season on CBS, during the 1992–1993 season. 13 episodes were made, but only 1…
Creator Broken Badges is an American-Canadian police drama…

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