Don Mankiewicz Biography (1922-)

Born January 20, 1922, in Berlin, Germany; son of Herman J. (a writer) and Sara (Aaronson) Mankiewicz; married Ilene Korsen, March 26, 1946 (divorced, 1972); married Carol Bell Guidi, July 1, 1972; children: (first marriage) Jane,John; (second marriage) Jan, Sandy. Addresses: HOME--3944 El Lado Drive, La Crescenta, CA 91214. OFFICE--Two Prospect Avenue, Sea Cliff, Long Island, NY 11579. AGENT--Harold Ober Associates, 40 E. 49th Street, New York, NY 10017.

CTFT learned that Don Mankiewicz is active in Democratic Party politics, having been a Democratic-Liberal candidate for the New York Assembly in 1952, vice-chairman of the Nassau County Democratic Committee, 1953-72, and a delegate-at-large for the New York State Constitutional Convention in 1967.

Birth Details
January 20, 1922
Berlin, Germany

Famous Works

  • Writings;SCREENPLAYS
  • (Collaboration) Fast Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), 1953.
  • Trial, MGM, 1955.
  • (with Nelson Gidding) I Want to Live!, United Artists, 1958.
  • (collaboration) The Chapman Report, Warner Brothers, 1962.
  • (collaboration) Black Bird, Columbia, 1975.
  • Writings;TELEPLAYS
  • Studio One, CBS.
  • Playhouse 90, CBS.
  • Kraft Television Theatre, NBC.
  • Armstrong Circle Theatre, NBC.
  • Profiles in Courage, NBC.
  • Also On Trial and One Step Beyond.
  • Writings;PILOT FILMS
  • Ironside, NBC, 1967.
  • Marcus Welby, M.D., ABC, 1968.
  • Sarge: The Badge or the Cross, NBC, 1970.
  • (collaboration) Lanigan's Rabbi, NBC, 1976.
  • (collaboration) Rosetti and Ryan, NBC, 1977.
  • Writings;BOOKS
  • See How They Run, Knopf, 1950.
  • Trial, Harper, 1955.
  • It Only Hurts a Minute, Putnam, 1967.

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