John Thomas Lenox

Producer, Director
Born: 07/23/1946 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Filmography

Producer (14)

Lily Dale 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Producer

The Long Hot Summer 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Splash 1984 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Tucker's Witch 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Producer

Bus Stop 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Producer

Struck By Lightning 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Producer

Cotton Candy (TV Show)

Producer

Having It All (TV Show)

Producer

The Brady Brides (TV Show)

Producer

The Brady Girls Get Married (TV Show)

Producer

The Executioner's Song (TV Show)

Producer

The Price She Paid (TV Show)

Producer
Director (3)

Laverne and Shirley 1975 - 1983 (Tv Show)

Director

Busting Loose 1976 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director

Who's Watching the Kids? 1978 - 1979 (Tv Show)

Director
Production Management (2)

Splash 1984 (Movie)

(Production Manager)

Rescue From Gilligan's Island (TV Show)

Unit Production Manager
Music (1)

An Officer and A Gentleman 1982 (Movie)

("Big Money Dollars") (Song)

Relationships

Marsha Lenox

Wife
survived him

Skyler Lenox

Daughter
survived him

EDUCATION

Southern Methodist University

Dallas , Texas
turned down a music scholarship to study there

Milestones

1996

Produced "Lily Dale"; aired on Showtime

1989

Co-founded (with producer Simon R Lewis) "Making a Short Film" for the UCLA Extension filmmaking program; helped new filmakers to produce, write and direct films to be screened at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater

1983

Executive producer of film "Splash" starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah and John Candy

1982

Supervising producer for NBC drama "The Executioner's Song" starring Tommy Lee Jones and Rosanna Arquette

1976

Signed on with Paramount Pictures to produce "Busting Loose" starring Adam Arkin for CBS

1975

Solo directing debut on "Laverne and Shirley"

1969

Moved to Los Angeles to enter the Directors Guild of America Apprenticeship Program

Became assistant director on TV sitcoms "The Odd Couple," "Love, American Style," "Happy Days" and "Phyllis"

Bonus Trivia

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Emmy nomination as executive producer for NBC miniseries "The Long Hot Summer" starring Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Cybill Shepard and Ava Gardner

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Was a musical prodigy who performed before the Texas State Music Teachers Association when he was six

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