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Hugh Wilson

Crew | * 08/21/1943 († 74, 01/14/2018) | Miami, Florida, USA
Hugh Hamilton Wilson Jr. (August 21, 1943 – January 14, 2018) was an American film director, writer and television showrunner. He is best known as the creator of the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati and Frank's Place, and as the director of the film comedies Police Academy and The First Wives Club. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Hugh Wilson

Primetime Emmy Award

TV Shows/Series with Hugh Wilson as Actor(1)

as Policeman #11978 WKRP in Cincinnati

Movies with Hugh Wilson as Crew(18)

Directing/Director2004 Mickey
Directing/Director1999 Dudley Do-Right
Writing/Writer1999 Dudley Do-Right
Directing/Director1999 Blast from the Past
Writing/Screenplay1999 Blast from the Past
Production/Producer1999 Blast from the Past
Directing/Director1996 The First Wives Club
Writing/Screenplay1996 Down Periscope
Directing/Director1994 Guarding Tess
Writing/Screenplay1994 Guarding Tess
Directing/Director1991 Sunday in Paris
Directing/Director1987 Burglar
Writing/Writer1987 Burglar
Directing/Director1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody
Writing/Writer1985 Rustlers' Rhapsody
Directing/Director1984 Police Academy
Writing/Screenplay1984 Police Academy
Writing/Screenplay1983 Stroker Ace

TV Shows/Series with Hugh Wilson as Crew(12)

Writing/Writer1997 Rough Riders
Directing/Director1989 The Famous Teddy Z
Writing/Writer1989 The Famous Teddy Z
Writing/Writer1987 Frank's Place
Production/Executive Producer1987 Frank's Place
Directing/Director1987 Frank's Place
Directing/Director1978 WKRP in Cincinnati
Writing/Writer1978 WKRP in Cincinnati
Production/Executive Producer1978 WKRP in Cincinnati
Directing/Director1976 The Tony Randall Show
Production/Producer1976 The Tony Randall Show
Writing/Writer1972 The Bob Newhart Show

Additional Information

Full Name: Hugh Wilson
Born: 08/21/1943 in Miami
Died: 01/14/2018 in Charlottesville (aged: 74)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Educated at: University of Florida
Other names for Hugh Wilson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Hugh Hamilton Wilson Jr."
"Raoul Plager"
"Hughie Wilson"
"Hugh Wilson (director)"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:75255, Added: 05/24/2018, Last updated: 03/02/2019