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Stephen J. Cannell

Mostly Credited As: Stephen J. Cannell
Birth Name: Stephen Joseph Cannell
Date Of Birth: February 05, 1941 (Age 69)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Date Of Death: September 30, 2010
Cause Of Death: melanoma
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Stephen J. Cannell


Stephen J. Cannell died at the age of 70 and was born on February 05, 1941.
He is known for the show The Rockford Files (1974) (Creator)
he is currently married to and has 4 children.
He is 6' 1" (1.85 m) tall and was born in Los Angeles, California (USA). Stephen J. Cannell died on September 30, 2010,
He is deceased (melanoma)

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Renegade (1992)As: Donald "Dutch" Dixon
Episode Cast Credits 

Castle (2009) (2009) 
  A Deadly Game 02x24: (May/17/2010) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Deep in Death 02x01: (Sep/21/2009) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]
  Flowers for Your Grave 01x01: (Mar/09/2009) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Army Wives (2007) 
  Thicker Than Water 02x06: (Jul/13/2008) As Jack Faraday, [Special Guest Stars]

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Fred Willard, Rachel Blanchard, Stephen J. Cannell 02x139: (Aug/22/2006) As Himself 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Robert Blake 06x22: (Apr/28/2002) As Himself 

V.I.P. (1998) 
  Get Vallery 03x09: (Jan/13/2001) As Himself 

Love & War (1992) 
  A Nation Turns Its Lonely Eyes To You 03x03: (Sep/26/1994) As Himself 

Renegade (1992) 
  (pilot) 01x01: (Sep/19/1992) As Lt. Donald Dutch Dickerson 

Silk Stalkings (1991) 
  The Sock Drawer 01x14: (Feb/13/1992) As unknown 

Magnum, P.I. (1980) 
  A.A.P.I. 07x05: (Oct/22/1986) As Ray Lemon 

Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980) 
  This One's Gonna Kill Ya 01x11: (Jun/06/1980) As Stephen J. Cannell, Author, [Uncredited]
Crew Credits

Show Crew


The Rousters (1983)• Executive Producer
• Creator
J.J. Starbuck (1987)• Executive Producer
• Creator
21 Jump Street (1987)• Executive Producer
• Creator
Adam-12 (1968) (1968)• Story Editor (1971-1972)
• Executive Story Consultant (1972-1973)
Baretta (1975)• Creator
Black Sheep Squadron (1976)• Executive Producer
• Creator
Booker (1989)• Executive Producer
• Creator
Broken Badges (1990)• Producer
Chase (1973) (1973)• Creator
Hardcastle & McCormick (1983)• Executive Producer
Hunter (1984) (1984)• Executive Producer (1984-1985)
Marker (1995)• Executive Producer
Missing Persons (1993)• Executive Producer
Palace Guard (1991)• Creator
Profit (1996)• Executive Producer
Renegade (1992)• Creator
Richie Brockelman, Private Eye (1978)• Producer
Riptide (US) (1984)• Head Writer
• Creator
Silk Stalkings (1991)• Created By
Stingray (1985) (1986)• Executive Producer
• Creator
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980)• Executive Producer
• Creator
The A-Team (1983)• Creator
• Executive Producer
The Commish (1991)• Executive Producer
The Duke (1979)• Executive Producer
The Greatest American Hero (1981)• Creator
• Executive Producer
The Hat Squad (1992)• Creator
• Executive Producer
The Quest (1982) (1982)• Executive Producer
The Rockford Files (1974) (1974)• Creator
• Producer (1974-1975)
• Supervising Producer (1976-1977)
Traps (1994)• Creator
Wiseguy (1987)• Executive Producer
Stone (1980)• Executive Producer
Toma (1973)• Executive Producer
Sonny Spoon (1988)• Executive Producer
Top of the Hill (1989)• Executive Producer
The Last Precinct (1986)• Creator
• Executive Producer

Episode Crew


Silk Stalkings (1991) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Runway Strip 06x01 Sep/15/1996 As: Writer
The Sock Drawer 01x14 Feb/13/1992 As: Writer
Pilot 01x01 Nov/07/1991 As: Writer
Renegade (1992) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Trial of Reno Raines (2) 03x02 Sep/19/1994 As: Writer
(pilot) 01x01 Sep/19/1992 As: Writer
The Hat Squad (1992) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
Family Business 01x04 Oct/28/1992 As: Writer
Pilot 01x01 Sep/16/1992 As: Writer
Palace Guard (1991) (Credited in 5 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Three-Minute Egg 01x02 Oct/25/1991 As: Writer
Pilot 01x01 Oct/18/1991 As: Writer
Memories 01x09 Unaired As: Writer
Iced 01x07 Unaired As: Writer
The White Angel 01x06 Unaired As: Writer
The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage (1991) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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For Whom the Wedding Bell Tolls 01x07 May/26/1991 As: Writer
The Not-So-Great Dictator 01x06 May/19/1991 As: Writer
Look for the Union Label 01x05 May/12/1991 As: Writer
Deals are Made to Be Broken 01x04 Apr/19/1991 As: Writer
A Day in the Life of Logan Murphy 01x03 Apr/12/1991 As: Writer
Broken Badges (1990) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Chucky 01x05 Dec/22/1990 As: Writer
Pilot (2) 01x02 Nov/24/1990 As: Writer
Pilot (1) 01x01 Nov/24/1990 As: Writer
Booker (1989) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
All You Gotta Do is Do It 01x05 Oct/29/1989 As: Writer
The Pump 01x02 Oct/01/1989 As: Writer
Booker 01x01 Sep/24/1989 As: Writer
Unsub (1989) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
White Bone Demon 01x01 Feb/03/1989 As: Writer
J.J. Starbuck (1987) (Credited in 7 episodes from this show) 
 
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Permanent Hiatus 01x14 Feb/27/1988 As: Writer
A Song from the Sequel 01x12 Feb/20/1988 As: Writer
Cactus Jack's Last Call 01x11 Feb/13/1988 As: Writer
Gold from the Rainbow 01x06 Dec/05/1987 As: Writer
Incident at Sam September 01x05 Nov/10/1987 As: Writer
Stingray (1985) (1986) (Credited in 8 episodes from this show) 
 
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Cry Wolf 02x11 Apr/03/1987 As: Writer
Bring Me the Hand That Hit Me 02x04 Jan/30/1987 As: Writer
The Greeter 02x01 Jan/09/1987 As: Writer
Orange Blossom 01x08 Apr/29/1986 As: Writer
Sometimes You Gotta Sing the Blues 01x06 Apr/08/1986 As: Writer
The A-Team (1983) (Credited in 17 episodes from this show) 
 
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Dishpan Man (1) 05x01 Sep/26/1986 As: Writer
Waiting for Insane Wayne 04x17 Feb/18/1986 As: Writer
Cowboy George 04x16 Feb/11/1986 As: Writer
Mind Games 04x09 Nov/26/1985 As: Writer
The Road to Hope 04x05 Oct/29/1985 As: Writer
The Last Precinct (1986) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
The Last Precinct   Jan/26/1986 As: Writer
Riptide (US) (1984) (Credited in 9 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Bargain Department 03x04 Nov/05/1985 As: Writer
Be True To Your School 02x07 Nov/27/1984 As: Writer
Beat The Box 02x05 Nov/13/1984 As: Writer
The Orange Grove 02x02 Oct/16/1984 As: Writer
#1 With A Bullet 01x10 Mar/20/1984 As: Writer
Hardcastle & McCormick (1983) (Credited in 8 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Career Breaker 03x05 Oct/28/1985 As: Writer
The Birthday Present 02x18 Feb/25/1985 As: Writer
The Long Ago Girl 02x16 Feb/11/1985 As: Writer
One of the Girls from Accounting 02x08 Nov/25/1984 As: Writer
The Black Widow 01x06 Oct/16/1983 As: Writer
Hunter (1984) (1984) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Hot Grounder 01x04 Oct/05/1984 As: Writer
Hard Contract 01x03 Sep/28/1984 As: Writer
The Greatest American Hero (1981) (Credited in 16 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Price is Right 03x02 Nov/05/1982 As: Writer
Captain Bellybuster and the Speed Factory 02x20 Apr/07/1982 As: Writer
Dreams 02x17 Mar/17/1982 As: Writer
The Shock Will Kill You 02x13 Feb/10/1982 As: Teleplay
Just Another Three Ring Circus 02x12 Feb/03/1982 As: Writer
Tenspeed and Brown Shoe (1980) (Credited in 9 episodes from this show) 
 
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Untitled 01x12 Jun/13/1980 As: Writer
This One's Gonna Kill Ya 01x11 Jun/06/1980 As: Director, Writer
Loose Larry's List of Losers 01x10 May/30/1980 As: Writer
Savage Says, "The Most Dangerous Bird is the Jailbird" 01x08 Mar/23/1980 As: Writer
The Millionaire's Life 01x07 Mar/16/1980 As: Writer
Stone (1980) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
What Do You People Want from Me? 01x09 Mar/31/1980 As: Writer
Just a Little Blow Between Friends 01x05 Mar/03/1980 As: Writer
Case Number HM-89428, Homicide 01x03 Jan/28/1980 As: Director, Writer
Stone   Aug/26/1979 As: Story, Teleplay
The Rockford Files (1974) (1974) (Credited in 41 episodes from this show) 
 
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The Hawaiian Headache 06x08 Nov/23/1979 As: Writer
Nice Guys Finish Dead 06x07 Nov/16/1979 As: Writer
Paradise Cove 06x01 Sep/28/1979 As: Director, Writer
The Return of the Black Shadow 05x18 Feb/17/1979 As: Writer
The Empty Frame 05x06 Nov/03/1978 As: Writer
The Duke (1979) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
 
Nothin' 'Cept Noise 01x06 May/18/1979 As: Writer
Up Against The Odds (2) 01x02 Apr/05/1979 As: Writer
Up Against The Odds (1) 01x01 Apr/05/1979 As: Writer
Black Sheep Squadron (1976) (Credited in 11 episodes from this show) 
 
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Fighting Angels 02x08 Mar/01/1978 As: Writer
Forbidden Fruit 02x07 Feb/22/1978 As: Writer
The 200 Pound Gorilla 02x02 Dec/21/1977 As: Writer
The Fastest Gun 01x24 Mar/22/1977 As: Writer
Trouble at Fort Apache 01x20 Feb/15/1977 As: Writer
City of Angels (1976) (1976) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
The Castle of Dreams 01x10 Apr/20/1976 As: Writer
The November Plan (3) 01x03 Feb/17/1976 As: Teleplay
The November Plan (2) 01x02 Feb/10/1976 As: Teleplay
The November Plan (1) 01x01 Feb/03/1976 As: Teleplay
Baretta (1975) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
He'll Never See Daylight Again 01x01 Jan/17/1975 As: Writer
Columbo (1971) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
 
Double Exposure 03x04 Dec/16/1973 As: Writer
Toma (1973) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
 
Frame-Up 01x07 Nov/15/1973 As: Writer
The Cain Connection 01x05 Nov/01/1973 As: Teleplay
Crime Without Victim 01x03 Oct/18/1973 As: Teleplay
The Oberon Contract 01x01 Oct/04/1973 As: Teleplay
Adam-12 (1968) (1968) (Credited in 15 episodes from this show) 
 
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Killing Ground 05x18 Feb/07/1973 As: Writer
Clear with a Civilian (2) 05x15 Jan/17/1973 As: Writer
Clear with a Civilian (1) 05x14 Jan/10/1973 As: Writer
The Surprise 05x08 Nov/15/1972 As: Writer
Badge Heavy 05x06 Oct/25/1972 As: Writer
Ironside (1967) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
 
The Riddle in Room Six 04x21 Feb/25/1971 As: Writer
This Could Blow Your Mind 04x13 Dec/17/1970 As: Story, Teleplay
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