Dean Hargrove

Dean Hargrove

producer, writer, additional crew

Dean Hargrove was born on Jul 27, 1938 in USA. Dean Hargrove's big-screen debut came with One Spy Too Many directed by Joseph Sargent in 1966. Dean Hargrove is known for Tap World directed by Dean Hargrove, Jason Samuels Smith stars as Self and Joshua Johnson as Self. Dean Hargrove has got 1 awards and 6 nominations so far. The most recent award Dean Hargrove achieved is Primetime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Dean Hargrove plays is Tap World which will be released on Jul 10, 2015.

Dean Hargrove is an American television producer who was born on July 27, 1938 in Iola, Kansas. After graduating from high school, he offered the job to become a comedy writer. He offered the job as an Emmy nominated writer in 1962 when he was writing The Bob Newhart Show (1961).After Newhart's cancellation, he quickly wrote for My Three Sons (1960) in 1963, before offering him the job as a staff writer in 1964 for the spy series Des agents très spéciaux (1964). Besides "U.N.C.L.E.", he contributed some work, like Jericho (1966) and Annie, agent très spécial (1966), both of them were from MGM Television and Norman Felton's Arena Productions.After "U.N.C.L.E."'s cancellation, he moved for Universal Studios. He went on to stay there until 1977. For Universal, he wrote scripts for Les règles du jeu (1968), Columbo (1971) and McCoy (1975) and he produced various TV shows like Madigan (1972) and The Family Holvak (1975), thus making Hargrove the biggest paid writer in history for the studio.Around the same time, in 1972, he launched an independent film production company, Strathmore Productions. He wrote and directed The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975). Five years later, he quit Universal and worked with Viacom with Roland Kibbee who was a partner to start out Kibee/Hargrove Productions. The duo produced Chère Détective (1979) and Snavely (1978).In 1980, Kibee and Hargove part ways and Hargrove shut down two production companies. He then joined Henry Winkler's production company Fair Dinkum Productions, where he served as president. He oversaw the production of Gabe and Walker (1981) and Ryan's Four (1983), both of them were made for Paramount and ABC.Two years later, he left Fair Dinkum, and reactivated Strathmore Productions as a TV production company. Hargrove signed a deal with Warner Bros. Television. During his time at Warner, he wrote one script for an unsold pilot, which was reworked into an episode of Les deux font la paire (1983) and served as producer on the show Goldie and the Bears (1984).In 1984, his Strathmore company left the Warners, and moved to Viacom Productions, of which Hargrove worked on from 1977-1980. He served as writer/producer on Me and Mom (1985), the telemovies based on "Perry Mason", Matlock (1986), La loi est la loi (1987), Le père Dowling (1989) and Diagnostic: meurtre (1993), though most of them were partnered with fellow producer Fred Silverman and Joel Steiger. He went on to be stayed until 1997, when he moved to Columbia TriStar Television.His career at Sony/Columbia included Tequila & Bonetti (2000), Et alors? (2001), Sea of Souls (2004) and Demons (2009). He signed a deal with Hallmark Entertainment in 2002 and worked there on the "Murder 101", "Jane Doe" and "McBride" telemovies, before becoming an independent producer.

  • Birthday

    Jul 27, 1938
  • Place of Birth

    Iola, Kansas, USA
  • Also known


Known For


1 wins & 6 nominations

Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Limited Series
Winner - Primetime Emmy

Movies & TV Shows