Matthew Rapf Biography (1920-1991)



Born October 22, 1920, in New York, NY; died December 11, 1991, in Malibu, CA. Screenwriter and producer.

Beginning his career as a screenwriter with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Columbia, and Eagle-Lion after World War II, Rapf joined MGM as an associate producer in the late 1940s. There he worked on such films as Half a Hero, Big Leaguer, and Desperate Search. He was later employed as a producer and executive producer of television programs for Universal and Columbia Pictures TV. His best known television series included Kojak, Slattery's People, Ben Casey, and The Loretta Young Show.

Occupation
screenwriter, producer
Birth Details
October 22, 1920
New York, New York, United States
Death Details
December 11, 1991
Malibu, California, United States

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