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David Edward Kelley (born April 4, 1956) is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''Series/PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known again for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television, assisted by King himself as executive producer and Series/GameOfThrones alum Jack Bender as director.

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David Edward Kelley (born April 4, 1956) is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''Series/PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco.Creator/StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known again for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television, assisted by King himself as executive producer and Series/GameOfThrones alum Jack Bender as director.


David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''Series/PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known again for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television, assisted by King himself as executive producer and Series/GameOfThrones alum Jack Bender as director.

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David E. Edward Kelley (born April 4, 1956) is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''Series/PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known again for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television, assisted by King himself as executive producer and Series/GameOfThrones alum Jack Bender as director.


David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known again for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television, assisted by King himself as executive producer and Series/GameOfThrones alum Jack Bender as director.

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David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known again for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television, assisted by King himself as executive producer and Series/GameOfThrones alum Jack Bender as director.


David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television.

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David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known again for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television.
television, assisted by King himself as executive producer and Series/GameOfThrones alum Jack Bender as director.


David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (Literature/MrMercedes, Literature/FindersKeepers, and Literature/EndOfWatch) for television.

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David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (Literature/MrMercedes, Literature/FindersKeepers, (''Literature/MrMercedes'', ''Literature/FindersKeepers'', and Literature/EndOfWatch) ''Literature/EndOfWatch'') for television.


David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco.

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David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco.
StevenBochco. Most recently, he's become known for adapting Creator/StephenKing's Hodges Trilogy (Literature/MrMercedes, Literature/FindersKeepers, and Literature/EndOfWatch) for television.


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* CreatorsPet: Invoked. Kelley is not ashamed to sideline old characters in favour of new ones. A good example would be Alan Shore on ''ThePractice''. James Spader received last billing in the opening credits but he was essentially the de facto lead for the last season, overshadowing all of the more established characters.

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* CreatorsPet: Invoked. Kelley is not ashamed to sideline old characters in favour of new ones. A good example would be Alan Shore on ''ThePractice''.''Series/ThePractice''. James Spader received last billing in the opening credits but he was essentially the de facto lead for the last season, overshadowing all of the more established characters.


* {{Crossover}}: Most of Kelley's shows have crossed over with at least one other.

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* {{Crossover}}: Most of Kelley's shows have crossed over with at least one other. As a result, pretty much all of his shows take place in the same universe/continuity.


Married to Creator/MichellePfeiffer.




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* CreatorsPet: Invoked. Kelley is not ashamed to sideline old characters in favour of new ones. A good example would be Alan Shore on ''ThePractice''. James Spader received last billing in the opening credits but he was essentially the de facto lead for the last season, overshadowing all of the more established characters.


He was before creating hs own series' a story editor and writer on the [[LawProcedural genre-wise]] seminal ''Series/LALaw'',

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He was before creating hs his own series' series a story editor and writer on the [[LawProcedural genre-wise]] seminal ''Series/LALaw'',
''Series/LALaw'', as well as co-writing the movie ''From The Hip'' (about, [[SarcasmMode surprisingly]], an unconventional lawyer).

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He was before creating hs own series' a story editor and writer on the [[LawProcedural genre-wise]] seminal ''Series/LALaw'',


David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco.

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David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''ThePractice'', ''Series/ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''HarrysLaw'' ''Series/HarrysLaw'' and ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco.

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* ReclusiveArtist: According to a few of his actors, he's painfully shy and prefers to stay in the proverbial shadows.


David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''HarrysLaw'' and Series/MondayMornings, and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco.

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David E. Kelley is an American screenwriter and showrunner. He created ''PicketFences'', ''Series/ChicagoHope'', ''ThePractice'', ''Series/AllyMcBeal'', ''Series/BostonPublic'', ''Series/BostonLegal'', ''HarrysLaw'' and Series/MondayMornings, ''Series/MondayMornings'', and co-created ''Series/DoogieHowserMD'' with StevenBochco.

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