Richest BusinessProducers
Net Worth:
$300 Million
Date of Birth:
Mar 6, 1927 - Apr 29, 2005 (78 years old)
Place of Birth:
Television Producer, Screenwriter
United States of America
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William J. Bell was an American screenwriter and television producer who had a net worth of $300 million. William J. Bell was born in Chicago, Illinois in March 1927 and passed away in April 2005. He was best known for creating the soap operas The Young and the Restless, Another World, and The Bold and the Beautiful. Bell's career started off at WBBM-TV in Chicago where he was a comedy writer. He was the co-creator of Another World and co-head writer from 1964 to 1965. Bell worked as a writer for As the World Turns and was the co-head writer from 1965 to 1966.

He co-created The Bold and the Beautiful and served as head writer from 1987 to 1993 and Executive Producer from 1987 to 1996. Bell was the head writer for Days of Our Lives from 1966 to 1975 and wrote for Guiding Light in the 1950s. He co-created Our Private World and The Young and the Restless which he was Executive Producer from 1973 to 1976 and then again from 2004 to 2005. He was also Senior Executive Producer from 1976 to 2004, head writer from 1973 to 1998, and Executive Story Consultant from 1998 to 2005. Bell won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in 1992. William J. Bell passed away on April 29, 2005 from complications of Alzheimer's disease at the age of 78.

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