Norman MacDonnell

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Pasadena, California, USA
With writer John Meston, producer Norman Macdonnell created "Gunsmoke," the preeminent (and first) adult western on both radio and television. His contribution cannot be overestimated--his genius was in his ability as a producer to assemble a cohesive and highly creative team of writers, actors and production personnel, a hallmark of both the radio and television versions of "Gunsmoke."

Macdonnell served in the military during World War II and took part in the D-Day landings at Normandy. Read more...


Character: Himself

Wide Wide World 1955