David Angell

David Angell

writer, producer

Born April 10, 1946 in West Barrington, Rhode Island, USA

David Angell was a multiple Emmy Award winner as the creator/executive producer, along with Peter Casey and David Lee, of the hit comedy series Frasier. David was born in West Barrington, RI, and he received a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Providence College. He entered the army upon graduation and served at the Pentagon until 1972. David then moved to Boston and worked as a methods analyst at an engineering company and later at an insurance firm in Rhode Island. David moved to Los Angeles in 1977. His first first script was sold to the producers of the "Annie Flynn" series. Five years before he sold his second script to Archie Bunker's Place (1979)." David virtually worked in every temporary job known to mankind. In 1983, he joined Cheers (1982) as a staff writer. In 1985, David Angell joined forces with Peter Casey and David Lee as Cheers (1982) supervising producers/writers. Since then, the trio has received 37 Emmy Award nominations and won 24 Emmy Awards, including the above-mentioned for Frasier (1993), as well as an Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy for Cheers (1982), in 1989, which Angell, Casey, Lee and the series' other producers shared, and Outstanding Writing/Comedy Emmy for Cheers (1982), which Angell received in 1984. After working together as producers on the hit comedy series "Cheers" for NBC-TV, Angell, Casey and Lee formed "Grub Street Productions." In 1990, they created and executive produced the hit comedy series Wings (1990), which received critical and ratings success during its seven season run.


  • 1993
  • 1990
  • 1982


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