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Birth Place: Profession: executive, story editor, theatre director

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At one time the director of the Tony-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Parkin joined NBC in 1981 as a story editor and was soon helping to develop miniseries and novels for TV, including "Fatal Vision" (1984), "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story" and "The Long Hot Summer" (both 1985). He entered the executive ranks upon moving to ABC in 1986, overseeing the production of "The Betty Ford Story" (1987), "Little Girl Lost" (1988), "Liberace" (1988), "Separate but Equal" (1991) and "Something to Live For: The Alison Gertz Story" (1992). After nearly a decade at ABC, Parkin resigned in August 1996, amid speculation that he would become and independent producer.

At one time the director of the Tony-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Parkin joined NBC in 1981 as a story editor and was soon helping to develop miniseries and novels for TV, including "Fatal Vision" (1984), "Wallenberg: A Hero's Story" and "The Long Hot Summer" (both 1985). He entered the executive ranks upon moving to ABC in 1986, overseeing the production of "The Betty Ford Story" (1987), "Little Girl Lost" (1988), "Liberace" (1988), "Separate but Equal" (1991) and "Something to Live For: The Alison Gertz Story" (1992). After nearly a decade at ABC, Parkin resigned in August 1996, amid speculation that he would become and independent producer.

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1986:
Joined ABC in August as an executive producer of movies made for TV
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Served as director of miniseries and novels for TV at NBC Entertainment
1981:
Became a story editor at NBC
1991:
Named senior vice president, miniseries and motion pictures for TV, at ABC Entertainment in November
1989:
Became vice president for miniseries at ABC Entertainment in January
1996:
Resigned from ABC effective August 9
1980:
Worked as a freelance director in Los Angeles
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Worked as the resident director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland OR
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Education

University of Illinois: Urbana, Illinois - 1974
University of Illinois: Urbana, Illinois - 1974

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wife:
Marilyn Parkin.

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daughter:
Claire Parkin.
daughter:
Hilary Parkin.
son:
Sam Parkin.

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