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Big Boy Medlin

James BigBoy Medlin was born in Santa Anna, Texas and grew up in Odessa. He graduated from The University of Texas in 1968. Medlin served in the army and was wounded in Viet Nam June 7, 1969. James was a founding writer of The Austin Sun and The L.A. Weekly. He co-wrote Roadie, a film loosely based on a character from his column (Travis Redfish) ... See full bio »

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Known For

Roadie Writer
E! True Hollywood Story Editorial Department
Search Party Producer


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 2002 Royalty A-Z (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1980 Roadie (screenplay) / (story)
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 1997-2001 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary) (editorial director - 23 episodes)
- Redd Foxx (2001) ... (editorial director)
- La Toya Jackson (2000) ... (editorial director)
- Dennis the Menace Revealed: The Jay North Story (2000) ... (editorial director)
- Superfly: The Ron O'Neal Story (1999) ... (editorial director)
- Dana Plato (1999) ... (editorial director - as James 'Bigboy' Medlin)
  E! Mysteries & Scandals (TV Series documentary) (editorial director - 43 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (editorial assistant - 1 episode, 1998)
- Judy Holliday (1999) ... (editorial director)
- Peter Duel (1999) ... (editorial director)
- Mabel Normand (1999) ... (editorial director)
- Jon-Erik Hexum (1999) ... (editorial director)
- Truman Capote (1999) ... (editorial director)
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 1999 Out to Lunch (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1999 Search Party (TV Series) (executive producer - as James BigBoy Medlin)
 1997-1998 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary) (supervising producer - 2 episodes)
- Macaulay Culkin (1998) ... (supervising producer)
- River Phoenix (1997) ... (supervising producer)
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 1998 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Elizabeth Taylor (1998) ... (as James Big Boy Medlin)
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 1999 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary) (edit director - 1 episode)
- Chris Farley (1999) ... (edit director)
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 2000 Hollywood Off-Ramp (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- On My List (2000) ... (special thanks - as James BigBoy Medlin)

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James 'Big Boy' Medlin | James 'Bigboy' Medlin | James Big Boy Medlin | James BigBoy Medlin


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