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John Falsey (1951–2019)


John Falsey was born on November 6, 1951 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as John Henry Falsey Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Northern Exposure (1990), I'll Fly Away (1991) and St. Elsewhere (1982). He was married to Julie and Kathy Suzanne Mynes. He died on January 3, 2019 in Iowa City, Iowa, USA. See full bio »

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(age 67) in Iowa City, Iowa, USA

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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(1990-1995)
I'll Fly Away Writer
(1991-1993)
St. Elsewhere Writer
(1982-1988)
(1986)

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Hide Hide Show Show Writer (9 credits)
  Northern Exposure (TV Series) (created by - 110 episodes, 1990 - 1995) (written by - 2 episodes, 1990)
- Tranquility Base (1995) ... (creator)
- Let's Dance (1995) ... (creator)
- Ursa Minor (1995) ... (creator)
- Balls (1995) ... (creator)
- Buss Stop (1995) ... (creator)
 1993 I'll Fly Away: Then and Now (TV Movie)
  I'll Fly Away (TV Series) (created by - 38 episodes, 1991 - 1993) (written by - 1 episode, 1991)
- State (1993) ... (creator)
- Commencement (1993) ... (creator)
- What's in a Name? (1993) ... (creator)
- Small Wishes (1993) ... (creator)
- Realpolitik (1993) ... (creator)
  Going to Extremes (TV Series) (created by - 17 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (story by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Bridesmaid Revisited (1993) ... (creator)
- Body Language (1993) ... (creator)
- Cinema Jantique (1993) ... (creator)
- My Life as a Goat (1993) ... (creator)
- A Caribbean Christmas (1992) ... (creator)
  St. Elsewhere (TV Series) (created by - 137 episodes, 1982 - 1988) (story by - 18 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (written by - 3 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1983)
- The Last One (1988) ... (creator)
- The Abby Singer Show (1988) ... (creator)
- Split Decision (1988) ... (creator)
- Requiem for a Heavyweight (1988) ... (creator)
- The Naked Civil Surgeon (1988) ... (creator)
  A Year in the Life (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (story - 17 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (writer - 2 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (television story - 2 episodes, 1987)
- Love Mother (1988) ... (creator) / (story)
- Peter Creek Road (1988) ... (creator) / (story)
- The Politics of Being (1988) ... (creator) / (story)
- Glory Days (1988) ... (creator) / (story)
- Common Ground (1988) ... (creator) / (story)
  A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 3 episodes, 1986) (story - 2 episodes, 1986) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1986) (written by - 1 episode, 1986)
- Christmas '86 (1986) ... (creator) / (story)
- Springtime/Autumn (1986) ... (creator) / (story - segments "Autumn", "Springtime") / (teleplay - segment "Autumn")
- The First Christmas (1986) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Amazing Stories (TV Series) (developer - 24 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1986) (written by - 1 episode, 1985)
- Grandpa's Ghost (1986) ... (creator)
- One for the Books (1986) ... (creator)
- The Doll (1986) ... (creator)
- Hell Toupee (1986) ... (creator)
- Secret Cinema (1986) ... (creator)
  The White Shadow (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1980) (television story and teleplay - 1 episode, 1980) (story - 1 episode, 1980) (story editor - 1 episode, 1979)
- Christmas Story (1980) ... (written by)
- Reunion: Part 2 (1980) ... (written by)
- Reunion: Part 1 (1980) ... (written by)
- A Few Good Men (1980) ... (television story and teleplay)
- Coolidge Goes Hollywood (1980) ... (story) / (teleplay)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (8 credits)
 1999 Providence (TV Series) (consulting producer - 11 episodes)
- Saint Syd (1999) ... (consulting producer)
- Pig in Providence (1999) ... (consulting producer)
- You Bet Your Life (1999) ... (consulting producer)
- Taste of Providence (1999) ... (consulting producer)
- Blind Faith (1999) ... (consulting producer)
 1990-1993 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (executive producer - 63 episodes)
- Old Tree (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Sleeping with the Enemy (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Mud and Blood (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Kaddish, for Uncle Manny (1993) ... (executive producer)
- The Big Feast (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1991-1993 I'll Fly Away (TV Series) (executive producer - 38 episodes)
- State (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Commencement (1993) ... (executive producer)
- What's in a Name? (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Small Wishes (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Realpolitik (1993) ... (executive producer)
  Going to Extremes (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode, 1992) (producer - 1 episode, 1992)
- A Bridge Too Far (1992) ... (executive producer)
- A Mon Needs a Maid (1992) ... (producer)
 1987-1988 A Year in the Life (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Love Mother (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Peter Creek Road (1988) ... (executive producer)
- The Politics of Being (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Glory Days (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Common Ground (1988) ... (executive producer)
 1986 A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Christmas '86 (1986) ... (executive producer)
- Springtime/Autumn (1986) ... (executive producer)
- The First Christmas (1986) ... (executive producer)
 1985-1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (supervising producer - 22 episodes)
- Grandpa's Ghost (1986) ... (supervising producer)
- Hell Toupee (1986) ... (supervising producer)
- Secret Cinema (1986) ... (supervising producer)
- Mirror, Mirror (1986) ... (supervising producer)
- Dorothy and Ben (1986) ... (supervising producer)
 1982-1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series) (producer - 22 episodes)
- Addiction (1983) ... (producer)
- Baron von Munchausen (1983) ... (producer)
- Craig in Love (1983) ... (producer)
- Working (1983) ... (producer)
- Dog Day Hospital (1983) ... (producer)
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 1979-1981 The White Shadow (TV Series) (story editor - 13 episodes)
- Burnout (1981) ... (story editor)
- Cops (1981) ... (story editor)
- If Your Number's Up, Get It Down (1980) ... (story editor)
- Reunion: Part 1 (1980) ... (story editor)
- A Few Good Men (1980) ... (story editor)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 1992 The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner & Nominee
 1987 The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner & Nominee
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BA, Hampshire College (Amherst, MA); MFA, University of Iowa.

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