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Pj Torokvei (1951–2013)

Pj Torokvei was born on March 19, 1951 in Toronto, Canada as Peter Torokvei. She was a writer and producer, known for WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), Back to School (1986) and Real Genius (1985). She died on July 3, 2013 in California, USA. See full bio »

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(age 62) in California, USA

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Known For

(1979-1982)
(1986)
Real Genius Writer
(1985)
(1986)

Filmography

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 1994 Hostage for a Day (TV Movie) (written by)
 1994 Guarding Tess (written by)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
 1988 Caddyshack II (written by)
 1986 Armed and Dangerous (screenplay)
 1986 Back to School (screenplay - as Peter Torokvei)
 1985 Real Genius
  WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (story editor - 23 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (written by - 7 episodes, 1979 - 1982) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1981)
- Circumstantial Evidence (1982) ... (written by - as Peter Torokvei)
- Changes (1982) ... (written by - as Peter Torokvei)
- Rumors (1981) ... (written by - as Peter Torokvei)
- Out to Lunch (1981) ... (teleplay - as Peter Torokvei)
- Daydreams (1981) ... (written by - as Peter Torokvei)
 1981 SCTV (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- The Cisco Kid (1981) ... (additional material)
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 1980-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (producer - 39 episodes)
- Dear Liar (1982) ... (producer - as Peter Torokvei)
- Fire (1982) ... (producer - as Peter Torokvei)
- Circumstantial Evidence (1982) ... (producer - as Peter Torokvei)
- I'll Take Romance (1982) ... (producer - as Peter Torokvei)
- Jennifer and Johnny's Charity (1982) ... (producer - as Peter Torokvei)
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 1995 Stuart Saves His Family
Minister
 1995 Falling for You (TV Movie)
Dr. Murphy
 1994 Hostage for a Day (TV Movie)
Ronny
 1989 I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (TV Movie)
Phil (as Peter Torokvei)
 1981 SCTV (TV Series)
The Cisco Kid / Pop / Various
- The Cisco Kid (1981) ... The Cisco Kid / Pop / Various (voice)
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Kalenkov
- Emily (1977) ... Kalenkov
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 1988 The Second City Toronto 15th Anniversary (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Peter Torokvei
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Trivia:

Was called in to help Howard Stern write his movie Private Parts after several of the original scripts didn't seem to fit Howard's specific humor.

Star Sign:

Pisces

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