Fontana, Tom, 1951?-....

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Television writer-producer.

Buffalo, N.Y. native and 1973 graduate of Buffalo State College. Writer-producer of the television series St. Elsewhere (1983-1988), Homicide: Life on the Street (1992-1999), Oz, and others. Recipient of numerous awards, including the Emmy, Peabody, Writers Guild of America, and Humanitas Prize. Also honored by his alma mater as Distinguished Alumni in 1997.

From the description of Collection, 1983-[ongoing]. (Buffalo State College). WorldCat record id: 43566795

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creatorOf Voltaire, 1694-1778. Catiline: typescript, 1989. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Black, David. Under fire : Pilot / written by David Black & Tom Fontana. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Fontana, Tom, 1951-. Collection, 1983-[ongoing]. Buffalo State - SUNY College at Buffalo, E.H. Butler Library
creatorOf Fontana, Tom, 1951-. Oz. Ancient tribes : teleplay / by Tom Fontana and Sean Jablonski ; story by Tom Fontana. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Noel Behn papers, >circa 1950-1998 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adewale, 1967- person
associatedWith Behn, Noel person
associatedWith Black, David. person
associatedWith Hudson, Ernie. person
associatedWith Jablonski, Sean. person
associatedWith Perrineau, Harold. person
associatedWith State University College at Buffalo (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Voltaire, 1694-1778. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Television programs
Prison wardens--Drama
Crime on television
Medicine on television
Reality television programs
Peabody Awards
African American actors
Television pilot programs
Emmy Awards
Television serials
Television authorship
Humanitas Prizes
Television writers
Television actors and actresses
Television producers and directors


Birth 1951-09-12





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