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Memorable Manitobans: Ross Teel (1929-1990)

Advertising consultant, Hollywood television series writer.

Ross Teel was born in Winnipeg where he worked as an artist at Brigden’s of Winnipeg and then in advertising in Winnipeg, Toronto, and New York. He wrote the highly-successful 1974 television drama Find Volopchi for the CBC and then he moved to Los Angeles where he was a sought-after writer for several of the popular TV series of the 1970s and early ‘80s: Kojak, Hart to Hart, Hotel, etc. Teel’s sole family survivor is his younger brother, Garth, who lives in Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba.

Sources:

Information provided by Patrick McDougall.

Page revised: 25 January 2008

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