He has directed and produced over 200 episodes of primetime television including such hit series as A Different World, Coach, Law & Order, Roseanne (two seasons), Cosby, Blossom, The John Laroquette Show, Damon, Providence, Jack & Jill, and Grounded For Life.
Whitesell's feature credits include Calendar Girl, with Jason Priestly and Joe Pantoliano; See Spot Run, which starred David Arquette and Michael Clark Duncan; and Malibu's Most Wanted, with Jamie Kennedy, Ryan O'Neal, Taye Diggs, and Anthony Anderson.
He began his directing career in daytime television, where he helmed and executive produced the dramas Search for Tomorrow, Another World; and Guiding Light, for which he won an Emmy Award.
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John Whitesell Facts
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|Prescription for Death|
|Big Momma's House 2|
|Malibu's Most Wanted|
|Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son|
|See Spot Run|
|Deck the Halls|