Douglas Benton

Bio:

Born in Hollis, Oklahoma, Douglas Benton was an oil field "roughneck, " a wartime bombardier/navigator cadet, a newscaster and an Associated Press bureau chief before moving to Hollywood and becoming story editor, associate producer and ultimately producer of TV's prestigious "General Electric Theater." His other TV producing credits include "Thriller, " "Dr. Kildare, " "The Rookies", "Police Woman", "Ironside", "The Name of the Game, " "The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.", "Magnum, P.I". and "Columbo", for which he won an Emmy.
Filmography

Producer ( 19 credits )

Blacke's Magic (1986) producer (3 episodes, 1986)
Code Name: Foxfire (1985) supervising producer (1 episode, 1985)
Murder, She Wrote (1984) producer (1 episode, 1984)
Magnum, P.I. (1980) supervising producer: Hollywood / supervising producer
Skag (1980) supervising producer (6 episodes, 1980)
Police Woman (1974) producer (42 episodes, 1974-1977)
The Rookies (1972) producer (10 episodes, 1973-1974)
The Snoop Sisters (1972) producer (1 episode, 1972)
Hec Ramsey (1972) producer (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Columbo (1971) producer (1 episode, 1973)
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (1971) producer (1 episode, 1971)
The NBC Tuesday Mystery Movie (1971) producer
The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (1969) producer (1 episode, 1970)
Ironside (1967) producer (43 episodes, 1968-1972)
Cimarron Strip (1967) producer (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1966) producer (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
Wide Country (1962) associate producer (28 episodes, 1962-1963)
Dr. Kildare (1961) producer / associate producer (92 episodes, 1963-1966)
Thriller (1960) associate producer (38 episodes, 1961-1962)

Writer ( 5 credits )

Jake and the Fatman (1987) (1 episode, 1990)
Police Woman (1974) (8 episodes, 1974-1978)
Hec Ramsey (1972) (1 episode, 1973)
Markham (1959) (1 episode, 1960)
Lux Playhouse (1958) (1 episode, 1959)

Director ( 2 credits )

Police Woman (1974) (4 episodes, 1975-1978)
Hec Ramsey (1972) (1 episode, 1973)