Dan Wilcox

Dan Wilcox

Screenwriting Instructor

Professional Experience:

  • M*A*S*H – Producer/Executive Story Editor/Writer
  • Growing Pains – Executive Producer/Showrunner/Writer
  • Newhart – Executive Producer/Supervising Producer/Showrunner/Writer
  • Becker – Writer
  • Cosby – Co-executive Producer/Writer
  • The Jeff Foxworthy Show – Executive Consultant/Writer
  • Sesame Street – Staff Writer
  • Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman – Director/Story
  • Lee Evans Conquers America – Co-Executive Producer/Writer
  • Police Academy: The Series – Supervising Producer/Writer
  • Alice - Writer
  • Root II: The Next Generations – Writer
  • America 2-Night – Staff Writer
  • Good Times – Writer
  • The New Little Rascals – Writer
  • That’s My Mama – Writer
  • Captain Kangaroo – Staff Writer

Education & Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts – Cornell University

Dan Wilcox has worked as a producer and writer in the film and television industry for more than 30 years. Earlier in his career, Dan was a Co-Executive Producer for shows created by Carsey-Werner and NBC Studios. Dan also received an Emmy Award for his writing on Sesame Street and received numerous Emmy nominations for M*A*S*H on which he contributed as a writer and producer. Most recently, Dan has written scripts for Paramount and Disney Animation.

Courses Taught:

  • Screenwriting 1 (F150)

Awards/Nominations:

  • Emmy Award – Sesame Street
  • 3 Emmy Nominations – M*A*S*H
  • Emmy Nomination – America 2-Night
  • WGA Award – M*A*S*H
  • 3 WGA Award Nominations – M*A*S*H
  • WGA Award Nomination – Roots II: The Next Generations

Memberships/Affilations:

  • Writers Guild of America (WGA)
  • Directors Guild of America (DGA)
  • The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)