David Odell is an American screenwriter and film director.[1][2]

David Odell
Born (1943-07-08) July 8, 1943 (age 76)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Spouse(s)Annette Duffy

Odell was nominated in 1980 for an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for The Muppet Show alongside Jim Henson, Don Hinkley, and Jerry Juhl. He won the award the following year with co-nominees Jerry Juhl and Chris Langham.



  1. ^ "David Odell". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Vincent Canby (1982). "The Dark Crystal". The New York Times.

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