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.