Judd Parkin

Executive, Theatre director, Story editor
At one time the director of the Tony-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Parkin joined NBC in 1981 as a story editor and was soon helping to develop miniseries and novels for TV, including "Fatal Vision" (1984) ... Read more »

Filmography

Producer (6)

Comfort and Joy 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Jesus (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Nicholas' Gift (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Road to Christmas (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Writer (3)

The Christmas Secret 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Teleplay

Cupid 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Writer

Biography

At one time the director of the Tony-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Parkin joined NBC in 1981 as a story editor and was soon helping to develop miniseries and novels for TV, including "Fatal Vision" (1984), "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story" and "The Long Hot Summer" (both 1985). He entered the executive ranks upon moving to ABC in 1986, overseeing the production of "The Betty Ford Story" (1987), "Little Girl Lost" (1988), "Liberace" (1988), "Separate but Equal" (1991) and "Something to Live For: The Alison Gertz Story" (1992). After nearly a decade at ABC, Parkin resigned in August 1996, amid speculation that he would become and independent producer.

Relationships

Marilyn Parkin

Wife

Claire Parkin

Daughter

Hilary Parkin

Daughter

Sam Parkin

Son

EDUCATION

University of Illinois

Urbana , Illinois 1974

University of Illinois

Urbana , Illinois 1974

Milestones

1996

Resigned from ABC effective August 9

1991

Named senior vice president, miniseries and motion pictures for TV, at ABC Entertainment in November

1989

Became vice president for miniseries at ABC Entertainment in January

1986

Joined ABC in August as an executive producer of movies made for TV

1981

Became a story editor at NBC

1980

Worked as a freelance director in Los Angeles

Worked as the resident director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland OR

Served as director of miniseries and novels for TV at NBC Entertainment

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