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Also Known As: John Marcum Wells Died:
Born: May 28, 1956 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Alexandria, Virginia, USA Profession: producer, screenwriter, director, stage manager, roadie

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1992:
Created and executive produced the CBS detective series "Angel Street"; also wrote the first episode
1999:
Was the show runner on NBC's "Third Watch" for its first three seasons and served as an executive producer throughout its six season run
1988:
Began writing for television with an episode of CBS Summer Playhouse entitled "Roughhouse"
1992:
Co-wrote and co-executive producer of the TV movie "The Nightman"
1998:
Signed a five-year contract with Warner Bros. for an estimated $30 million; reportedly the most lucrative development deal to date; under the deal Wells would continue to develop and produce TV programming as well as features
1998:
Executive produced and wrote episodes of the short-lived NBC family drama "Trinity"
1988:
Hired as a producer for the second season of the ABC drama series "China Beach"; also penned several episodes; promoted to supervising producer for the third season in 1989 and co-executive producer for the fourth and final season in 1990
1988:
Served as executive story editor for the ABC limited series "Just in Time"
1994:
Executive produced the popular NBC medical drama "ER"; served as the show runner for the first six seasons; wrote and directed several episodes during the shows run; earned Emmy nominations for Writing in 1997 and 2002 and Directing in 2000
1996:
Wrote the screenplay for the feature film "Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story"
1987:
Produced first feature film "Nice Girls Don't Explode"
1999:
Executive produced NBC's "The West Wing"; took over as show runner for the fifth season
2001:
Was an executive producer on the CBS fall drama "Citizen Baines"
2009:
Executive produced the NBC series "Southland"; show moved to TNT for its second season
2010:
Made feature directorial debut with "The Company Men," starring Ben Affleck
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Education

USC School of Cinematic Arts: Los Angeles, California -
Carnegie-Mellon University: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -

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Wells received a George Foster Peabody Award and a Humanitas Award for his work on the TV series "China Beach"

Not to be confused with the British comic of the same name who died in 1998.

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wife:
Marilyn Wells.

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daughter:
Rachel Madison Wells. Born on October 29, 1997.

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