E. Duke Vincent

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E. Duke Vincent
Edward Ventimiglia

(1932-04-30) April 30, 1932 (age 87)
ResidenceMontecito, California
OccupationTelevision producer, writer
Pamela Hensley (m. 1982)

E. Duke Vincent (born Edward Ventimiglia on April 30, 1932, in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States) is an American television producer.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16] He is a former producing partner of Aaron Spelling[17] and an executive at various Spelling production company entities. Vincent, a 1960–61 naval aviator who was a member of the famed Blue Angels flying team, had a 40-year career in television writing and production, involving 2300 hours of television.

Television series in which Vincent participated include Dynasty, Charmed, Melrose Place, Beverly Hills, 90210, 7th Heaven, Wanted, Vega$, Matt Houston, Charlie's Angels, The San Pedro Beach Bums, Sunset Beach, Savannah and many others. Since 2006, Vincent primarily has been engaged in writing novels, which often involve the entertainment industry. His first novel, Mafia Summer, is a fictionalization of factual organized crime.

Vincent was educated at Seton Hall University, from which he received a B.A. in 1954. He currently resides in Montecito, California, with his wife, actress Pamela Hensley.


  • Mafia Summer. Bloomsbury USA, 2006. ISBN 1-59691-113-1
  • Black Widow. Bloomsbury USA, 2007. ISBN 1-59691-390-8
  • The Strip. Bloomsbury USA, 2008. ISBN 1-59691-615-X
  • The Camelot Conspiracy: A Novel of the Kennedys, Castro and the CIA ISBN 1590206398


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