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Richard Fielder, Writer on 'Gunsmoke,' 'The Waltons' and 'Marcus Welby,' Dies at 95

Richard Fielder, Writer on 'Gunsmoke,' 'The Waltons' and 'Marcus Welby,' Dies at 95

Richard Fielder, an Emmy-nominated writer who penned episodes of such shows as GunsmokeThe Waltons and Marcus Welby, M.D., died July 22 of natural causes at a Dallas-area hospital, his family announced. He was 95. 

In the 1980s, Fielder wrote and produced a CBS miniseries and telefilm based on the life of George Washington, both starring Barry Bostwick as the first president and Patty Duke as the first first lady, and wrote all six parts of the ABC miniseries North and South; Book II.

He also worked on shows including RawhideThe Alfred Hitchcock HourDr. KildareThe Virginian, ...

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