Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Biography & Autobiography Entertainment & Performing Arts

David E. Kelley

The Man Behind Ally McBeal

by (author) Josh Levine

ECW Press
Initial publish date
Mar 1999
Entertainment & Performing Arts, Direction & Production
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 1999
    List Price

Add it to your shelf

Where to buy it


Exploring the life of the man behind Ally McBeal, this book chronicles how David E. Kelly became one of the most exciting writer/creator/producers working in television today. Starting out as a young lawyer with almost no writing experience, Kelly ended up scripting some of the best episodes of L.A. Law before going on to create Picket Fences, Chicago Hope, and The Practice?and then went on to marry Michelle Pfeiffer. This biography also examines the phenomenon of a female character named Ally who became so popular, so loved, and so reviled that she graced the cover of Time magazine.

About the author

Contributor Notes

Josh Levine is a freelance television critic and the author of Jerry Seinfeld: Much Ado About Nothing.

Other titles by