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John Whedon (1905–1991)

John Whedon was born on November 5, 1905 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as John Ogden Whedon. He was a writer, known for Kraft Theatre (1947), The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) and Musical Comedy Time (1950). He was married to Dorothy Tyler Boehm and Louise Carroll Angell. He died on November 21, 1991 in Medford, Oregon, USA. See full bio »

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Kraft Theatre Writer
(1956-1957)
(1962-1966)
(1950)

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 1965-1976 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Bears and I: Part 2 (1976) ... (writer)
- The Bears and I: Part 1 (1976) ... (writer)
- Kilroy: Part 4 (1965) ... (writer)
- Kilroy: Part 3 (1965) ... (writer)
- Kilroy: Part 2 (1965) ... (writer)
 1974 The Bears and I (screenplay)
 1969 Room 222 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Fathers and Sons (1969) ... (written by)
 1969 That Girl (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Many Happy Returns (1969) ... (written by)
 1962-1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- The Bottom of Mel Cooley's Heart (1966) ... (written by)
- Viva Petrie (1965) ... (written by)
- Scratch My Car and Die (1964) ... (written by)
- The Third One from the Left (1964) ... (written by)
- Turtles, Ties, and Toreadors (1963) ... (written by)
 1963-1964 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- Bargain Day (1964) ... (written by)
- Aunt Bee the Crusader (1964) ... (written by)
- Opie and His Merry Men (1963) ... (written by)
- Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain (1963) ... (written by)
- A Black Day for Mayberry (1963) ... (written by)
  The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (written by - 34 episodes, 1958 - 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Baby Buggy (1962)
- Winner Takes All (1962) ... (written by)
- Hilldale 500 (1962) ... (written by)
- Free Flight (1962)
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Roaring Boy-O (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1960-1961 Our American Heritage (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Gentleman's Decision (1961) ... (written by)
- Shadow of a Soldier (1960) ... (written by)
 1960-1961 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
  Leave It to Beaver (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1959) (written by - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Grass Is Always Greener (1959) ... (story)
- Beaver's Bad Day (1958) ... (written by)
  Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1957) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1956) (adapted by - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Old Ticket (1957) ... (written by)
- Nothing Personal (1957) ... (written by)
- Six Hours of Terror (1957) ... (written by)
- A Night to Remember (1956) ... (adaptation)
- A Night to Remember (1956) ... (adapted by)
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Trouble with Women (1957) ... (writer)
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 4 episodes, 1951 - 1955) (writer - 3 episodes, 1951 - 1952) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1951)
- The Inside Story (1955) ... (adaptation)
- It Grows on Trees (1955) ... (adaptation)
- Song for a Banjo (1952) ... (adaptation)
- Something to Celebrate (1952) ... (writer)
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dudley (1952) ... (writer)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hogan's Daughter (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Interlude (1953)
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Anything Goes (1950) ... (adaptation)
 1949 Tonight on Broadway (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Texas, Li'l Darlin' (1949) ... (book)
 1949 The Fifty-Fourth Street Revue (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1949)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Life's Too Short. Comedy. See more »

Alternate Names:

John Ogden Whedon
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Grandfather of Joss Whedon and Zack Whedon and Jed Whedon. See more »

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Scorpio

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