Dr. Joyce Hooper Corrington is an American television and film writer. She was married to fellow soap-opera writer John William Corrington, who died in 1988. With her husband, she wrote five screenplays, Von Richthofen and Brown (1969), The Omega Man (1971), Boxcar Bertha (1971), The Arena (1972), and Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973), and a television film, The Killer Bees (1974). Dr. Corrington also served as Director of Research in Science and Associate Professor of Chemistry at Xavier University of Louisiana, in New Orleans. She is also known for creating the short-lived soap opera Texas along with her husband John and fellow soap-opera colleague Paul Rauch. She also wrote for other serials, including Search for Tomorrow, General Hospital, and One Life to Live. Her most recent position was as a producer and story editor for MTV's "The Real World."