Beth Sullivan TV producer

Beth Sullivan (born August 29, 1949 in Burbank, California) is an American film and television writer and producer, best known as the creator of the long-running CBS series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Sullivan's great uncle Jack Sullivan won an Academy Award in 1937 for his work on "The Charge of the Light Brigade". The entertainment business then skipped a generation until Sullivan pursued a career in the television industry. She was formerly married to Jim Knobeloch and now lives with their children, Tess and Jack, in northern California. Sullivan most recently created, wrote and executive produced Ponderosa, a ION Television-NBC one-hour dramatic series prequel to the classic TV series Bonanza. Ponderosa completed filming its first season two-hour pilot and 18 one-hour episodes in Melbourne in March 2002. In May of that year, about to begin production on the second season, Sullivan was a passenger in an auto accident and suffered catastrophic injuries that required extensive hospital care and long-term recovery. She was able to return to the U.S. in 2007. Sullivan created and served as executive producer of Dr.

Personal details

Date of birth
August 29th, 1949
Place of birth
United States of America
Places lived
Burbank , California
pop. 104,709 (2013)




1. UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Educational Institution

The UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television (TFT), is one of the twelve schools within UCLA. It is located in Los Angeles, California, USA, and is unique in that it combines all three (theatre, film, and television) of these aspects into a single school. The graduate programs are usually ranking within the top 3 nationally, according to the U.S. News & World Report. Among the school's resources are the Geffen Playhouse, and the UCLA Film and Television Archive, the largest university-based archive of its kind in the world. The Archive constitutes one of the largest collections of media materials in the United States - second only to the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Its vaults hold more than 220,000 motion picture and television titles and 27 million feet of newsreel footage.

Type Public university
Wikipedia article
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television connected by profession and/or age

b. 1978., TV producer
b. 1953., Film Director
b. 1952., Businessperson
b. 1947., Actor
b. 1944., Film Director
b. 1945., Scriptwriter
b. 1947., Scriptwriter
b. 1946., Film Director

Movies written

Title Year Budget Awards Producers Directors Co-writers External resources
When He's Not a Stranger
Circle of Power
1983 1
Jeffrey White
Gary Mehlman
Stephen Bello

TV program created 3

Title Year Network Num. of seassons Num. of epizodes Co-creators First epizode air date Last epizode air date Languages External resources
Ponderosa 2001
ION Television
1 20 2001 2002
Movie IMDB page
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1993
8 150 January 1st, 1993 May 16th, 1998
Movie IMDB page
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill 1990
2 26
Joe Cacaci
September 17th, 1990 November 15th, 1991
Movie IMDB page


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