b. April 10, 1946, Providence
d. September 11, 2001, New York City
Barrington-raised Angell penned scripts for Archie Bunker's Place and Cheers and, with his producing partners, created shows like Wings and Frasier. Together the team won twenty-four Emmy Awards from a total of thirty-seven nominations. David Angell and his wife, Lynn, died when their Los Angeles-bound plane was flown into the north tower of the World Trade Center.
David Angell was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 2003.