Earl Hamner Jr. (1923–2016)


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He was also the Creator and Executive Producer for the show "FALCON CREST'' 1981 thru 1988. The show starred Jane Wyman, Lorenzo Lamas, Robert Foxworth, and Susan Sullivan. The show was set in the Napa Valley of California. And centered on the power and intrigues of the families involved in the wine producing industry. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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The Waltons Writer
(1971-1981)
(2006)
(1962-1964)
Falcon Crest Writer
(2018)

Filmography

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 2018 Falcon Crest (TV Series) (creator - 5 episodes)
- 5.Bölüm (2018) ... (creator)
- 4.Bölüm (2018) ... (creator)
- 3.Bölüm (2018) ... (creator)
- 2.Bölüm (2018) ... (creator)
- 1.Bölüm (2018) ... (creator)
 2006 Charlotte's Web (film story)
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Doghouse/Still Life (2001) ... (segment "The Doghouse", as Earl Hamner)
 2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Anniversary (2000) ... (writer)
 1997 The Education of Little Tree (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
 1997 A Walton Easter (TV Movie) (characters - as Earl Hamner)
 1995 A Mother's Gift (TV Movie) (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
 1995 A Walton Wedding (TV Movie) (characters - as Earl Hamner)
 1993 A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (TV Movie) (characters - as Earl Hamner)
 1993 The Magic Paintbrush (TV Movie) (written for television by - as Earl Hamner)
 1990 Christmas in America (TV Movie)
  Falcon Crest (TV Series) (created by - 227 episodes, 1981 - 1990) (written by - 2 episodes, 1981)
- Home Again (1990) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- Danny's Song (1990) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Return (1990) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- Crimes of the Past (1990) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- Dark Streets (1990) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
  Morningstar/Eveningstar (TV Series) (created by - 7 episodes, 1986) (written by - 1 episode, 1986)
- Taking a Chance on Love (1986) ... (creator)
- Good Expectations (1986) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (creator)
 1983 The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) (written by)
  Boone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1983)
- The Decision (1983) ... (writer)
- The Monument (1983) ... (written by)
 1982 A Day for Thanks on Walton's Mountain (TV Movie) (creator - as Earl Hamner)
  The Waltons (TV Series) (created by - 212 episodes, 1972 - 1981) (written by - 4 episodes, 1972 - 1976) (story by - 2 episodes, 1973) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1975) (novel - 1 episode, 1971) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1971)
- The Revel (1981) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Hostage (1981) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Lumberjack (1981) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Heartache (1981) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Indiscretion (1981) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
 1980 Joshua's World (TV Movie) (teleplay by)
 1980 The Waltons: A Decade of the Waltons (TV Movie) (as Earl Hamner) / (creator - as Earl Hamner)
 1978 Lassie: A New Beginning (TV Movie) (story)
  Apple's Way (TV Series) (created by - 27 episodes, 1974 - 1975) (creator - 1 episode, 1974)
- The Price (1975) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Outing (1975) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Christmas Party (1974) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Outsider (1974) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
- The Apprentice (1974) ... (creator - as Earl Hamner)
 1973 Pomroy's People (TV Movie) (creator)
 1973 A Dream for Christmas (TV Movie) (story - uncredited)
 1973 Charlotte's Web (story)
 1971 The Homecoming: A Christmas Story (TV Movie) (novel entitled "The Homecoming") / (teleplay)
 1971 Aesop's Fables (TV Movie) (as Earl Hamner)
 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- The Visitor (1970) ... (written by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Haunted House (1970) ... (written by - as Earl Hamner)
- A Fowl Episode (1970) ... (written by - as Earl Hamner)
- The Tyrannosaurus Tibia (1970) ... (written by - as Earl Hamner)
 1969 CBS Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Appalachian Autumn (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Tiger, Tiger (TV Movie) (as Earl Hamner)
  Gentle Ben (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1967 - 1969) (story - 2 episodes, 1967) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1967)
- The Last Red Wolf (1969) ... (written by)
- The Haunted Castle (1968) ... (written by)
- Warden's Pond (1968) ... (written by)
- Wayward Bear: Part 2 (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Wayward Bear: Part 1 (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1968 Heidi (TV Movie) (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
  The Invaders (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1967) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Watchers (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The People Trap (1966) ... (teleplay)
 1965 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Long Hot Summer (1965) ... (teleplay)
 1965 Wagon Train (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Wanda Snow Story (1965) ... (written by)
 1962-1964 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- The Bewitchin' Pool (1964) ... (written by)
- Stopover in a Quiet Town (1964) ... (written by)
- Black Leather Jackets (1964) ... (written by)
- You Drive (1964) ... (written by)
- Ring-A-Ding Girl (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Palm Springs Weekend (writer)
 1963 Spencer's Mountain (novel)
 1962 It's a Man's World (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Drive Over to Exeter (1962) ... (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
 1962 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Musicale (1962) ... (written by)
 1959 Tactic (TV Series) (as Earl Hamner)
 1954 Justice (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Hit and Run (1954) ... (teleplay - as Earl Hamner)
 1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Highway (1954) ... (adaptation)
 1953 The Kate Smith Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Show Show Actor (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

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Other Works:

The Waltons' Christmas Album (LP, Columbia Records, 1974) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Earl Hamner
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Trivia:

Hamner based the grandparents in his popular television series The Waltons (1971) on his own maternal Italian-American grandparents Ora Lee and A. Gianniny, an Anglicized version of the Italian name Giannini. See more »

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