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David Angell (I) (1946–2001)


David Angell was a multiple Emmy Award winner as the creator/executive producer, along with Peter Casey and David Lee, of the hit comedy series Frasier. David was born in West Barrington, RI, and he received a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Providence College. He entered the army upon graduation and served at the Pentagon until 1972.... See full bio »

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Known For

Frasier Writer
(1993-2004)
Cheers Writer
(1983-1993)
Wings Writer
(1990-1997)

Filmography

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 2011 Cheers (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- La fiesta de Blas (2011) ... (original screenplay)
  Frasier (TV Series) (created by - 263 episodes, 1993 - 2004) (written by - 4 episodes, 1993 - 2000)
- Goodnight, Seattle (2004) ... (creator)
- Goodnight, Seattle (2004) ... (creator)
- Crock Tales (2004) ... (creator)
- Detour (2004) ... (creator)
- And Frasier Makes Three (2004) ... (creator)
 1998-1999 Encore! Encore! (TV Series) (created by - 12 episodes)
- A Review to Remember (1999) ... (creator)
- The Doubt of the Benefit (1999) ... (creator)
- To Soeur with Love (1999) ... (creator)
- Crime & Punishment (1999) ... (creator)
- I Know How the Caged Bird Tastes (1999) ... (creator)
  Wings (TV Series) (created by - 172 episodes, 1990 - 1997) (written by - 6 episodes, 1990 - 1993)
- Final Approach: Part 2 (1997) ... (creator)
- Final Approach: Part 1 (1997) ... (creator)
- Raging Bull*&@! (1997) ... (creator)
- Oedipus Wrecks (1997) ... (creator)
- Heartache Tonight (1997) ... (creator)
 1996 Wings the Legacy (TV Movie) (script)
 1995 The Pursuit of Happiness (TV Series) (developed by - 6 episodes)
- Just a Dream (1995) ... (creator)
- Losing It (1995) ... (creator)
- New Guy in Town (1995) ... (creator)
- Wedding Dates (1995) ... (creator)
- Nothing But the Truth (1995) ... (creator)
  Cheers (TV Series) (written by - 17 episodes, 1983 - 1993) (staff writer - 1 episode, 1983)
- The Guy Can't Help It (1993) ... (written by)
- The Crane Mutiny (1987) ... (written by)
- Chambers vs. Malone (1987) ... (written by)
- Strange Bedfellows: Part 3 (1986) ... (written by)
 1984 Domestic Life (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Showdown at Walla Walla (1984) ... (written by)
 1983 Condo (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Members Only (1983) ... (written by)
  Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1982)
- Relief Bartender (1983) ... (teleplay by)
- Barney Gets Laid Off (1982) ... (written by)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (4 credits)
 1993-2001 Frasier (TV Series) (executive producer - 193 episodes)
- Love Stinks (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Return of Martin Crane (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The First Temptation of Daphne (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Don Juan in Hell: Part 2 (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Don Juan in Hell: Part 1 (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1990-1997 Wings (TV Series) (executive producer - 172 episodes)
- Final Approach: Part 2 (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Final Approach: Part 1 (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Raging Bull*&@! (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Oedipus Wrecks (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Heartache Tonight (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1995 The Pursuit of Happiness (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Celebrations in Hell (1995) ... (executive producer)
  Cheers (TV Series) (producer - 77 episodes, 1985 - 1988) (supervising producer - 12 episodes, 1988 - 1989)
- Please Mr. Postman (1989) ... (supervising producer)
- Adventures in Housesitting (1989) ... (supervising producer)
- Bar Wars II: The Woodman Strikes Back (1989) ... (supervising producer)
- Send in the Crane (1989) ... (supervising producer)
- Jumping Jerks (1988) ... (supervising producer)
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  Cheers (TV Series) (executive story editor - 25 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (story editor - 17 episodes, 1983 - 1984)
- Rescue Me (1985) ... (executive story editor)
- The Belles of St. Clete's (1985) ... (executive story editor)
- The Bartender's Tale (1985) ... (executive story editor)
- Cheerio, Cheers (1985) ... (executive story editor)
- The Executive's Executioner (1985) ... (executive story editor)
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 2001 Frasier (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bully for Martin (2001) ... (writer: "Theme from Wings" - uncredited)
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 2001 Frasier (TV Series) (in loving memory of our friend - 2 episodes)
- Don Juan in Hell: Part 2 (2001) ... (in loving memory of our friend)
- Don Juan in Hell: Part 1 (2001) ... (in loving memory of our friend)
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 1999 The 'Frasier' Story (TV Special documentary)
Himself
 1994 The 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 1984 The 36th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
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Served in the army and at was stationed at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, in 1972. On Sept. 11, 2001, Arab terrorists hijacked three jet airliners. One crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, and another crashed into the Pentagon, where Angell had worked. He and his wife Lynn were passengers on the jet that crashed into the World Trade Center and were among those killed. They were ... See more »

Trademark:

His shows take place in the same plane of reality, making it a current tademark in his shows to have crossover episodes, and references to previous shows and events

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