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Jeffrey Bell

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Notable works  Angel
Name  Jeffrey Bell

Role  Writer
Books  Not Fade Away
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Occupation  Television writer and producer
Alma mater  UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (MFA 1990)
Education  UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, University of Cincinnati
Nominations  Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form
Movies and TV shows  Pilot, The Protector, Radio Inside
Similar People  Joss Whedon, David Greenwalt, Michael Nankin, Chris Payne Gilbert, William McNamara

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Jeffrey Jackson Bell is an American writer/producer best known for his work on television. He began his career writing for The X-Files, where he stayed for three seasons, then became a writer/director/producer on Angel, becoming its showrunner for the final two seasons.


He served as executive producer on the pilot episode for the V remake, his first project in a 2009-10 deal with Warner Bros. Television.

Personal life

Bell was born in Indiana, studied design and photography at the University of Cincinnati, then moved to California, receiving MFA from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television in 1990. His 20-minute MFA thesis film, Radio Inside, was adapted into a feature film of the same name starring Elisabeth Shue and William McNamara and released in 1994.

Bell is a visiting assistant professor for the UCLA Producers Program.

Episodes written

The following is a partial list of television episodes written by Bell.

The X-Files

  • 6.07 "The Rain King" (writer)
  • 6.16 "Alpha" (writer)
  • 7.06 "The Goldberg Variation" (writer)
  • 7.09 "Signs & Wonders" (writer)
  • 8.10 "Salvage" (writer)
  • Angel

  • 3.02 "That Vision Thing" (writer)
  • 3.06 "Billy" (co-writer)
  • 3.08 "Quickening" (writer)
  • 3.14 "Couplet" (co-writer)
  • 3.17 "Forgiving" (writer)
  • 3.20 "A New World" (writer)
  • 4.04 "Slouching Toward Bethlehem" (writer)
  • 4.08 "Habeas Corpses" (writer)
  • 4.12 "Calvary" (co-writer)
  • 4.16 "Players" (co-writer)
  • 4.19 "The Magic Bullet" (writer/director)
  • 5.06 "The Cautionary Tale of Numero Cinco" (writer/director)
  • 5.22 "Not Fade Away" (co-writer/director)
  • Alias

  • 4.04 "Ice" (writer/director)
  • 4.12 "The Orphan" (co-writer)
  • 4.20 "The Descent" (writer/director)
  • 5.06 "Solo" (writer/director)
  • Day Break

  • 1.08 "What If He's Not Alone?" (writer)
  • 1.12 "What If She's the Key?" (writer)
  • Harper's Island

  • 1.02 "Crackle" (writer)
  • 1.07 "Thrack, Splat, Sizzle" (writer)
  • 1.12 "Sigh" (writer)
  • Spartacus: War of the Damned

  • 3.09 "The Dead and the Dying" (writer)
  • The Protector

  • 1.01 "Pilot" (writer)
  • 1.04 "Spoons" (writer)
  • 1.13 "Safe" (writer)
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

  • 1.02 "0-8-4" (writer)
  • 1.04 "Eye-Spy" (writer)
  • 1.14 "T.A.H.I.T.I" (writer)
  • 1.21 "Ragtag" (writer)
  • 2.10 "What They Become" (writer)
  • 2.21 "S.O.S., Part One" (writer)
  • 3.10 "Maveth" (writer)
  • 4.06 "The Good Samaritan" (writer)
  • References

    Jeffrey Bell Wikipedia

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