Bill Davenport (born August 11, 1925-died May 13, 1989) was an American writer who wrote for such television sitcoms as The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, December Bride, Mister Ed, Gilligan's Island, Hogan's Heroes, All in the Family, The Jeffersons and Maude.


Daveport died at age 63 in Los Angeles.

Writer Edit

Partial filmographyEdit

Year Title Job Notes
1952 Here Come the Nelsons Writer 1 episode (as William Davenport)
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet involved with 45 episodes total 41 episodes televison play, 3 with additional dialouge, 1 as writer)
1955-1959 December Bride lead writer, 6 episodes involved with 19 episodes total
1961 Mister Ed Writer 12 episodes
1963 Mickey and the Contessa Writer (1 episode) TV movie
1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series) Writer, 1 episode
Gilligan's Island Writer 2 episodes
1965 Hogan's Heroes Writer 13 episodes
1966 I Dream of Jeannie Story Developer/Writer 2 episodes
1972 Temperatures Rising Writer 2 episodes
1974-1976 All in the Family Writer 3 episodes
1976-1978 Maude Writer 4 episodes
1977 The Jeffersons Writer 1 episode
1983 Amanda's (TV series) Writer 1 episode

Miscellaneous Crew Edit

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