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James Lee Barrett

James Lee Barrett

  • D.I., The (1957) October 08 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Green Berets, The (1968) November 06 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: October 15, 1989
Born: November 19, 1929 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA Profession: Writer ...
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1950:
Served in the US Marine Corps
1957:
First produced screenplay, "The D.I."
1965:
Wrote feature film version of "Shenendoah"
1968:
Wrote "The Green Berets" for John Wayne
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Wrote book for Broadway musical version of "Shenendoah"
1977:
Wrote screenplay for "Smokey and the Bandit"
1978:
First collaboration with Elizabeth Montgomery; wrote NBC miniseries "The Awakening Land" in which she starred
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Created series "Our House" (NBC)
1988:
Wrote pilot for TV adaptation of "In the Heat of the Night"
1996:
Seven years after Barrett's death, Showtime produced his script, "Ruby Jean and Joe"

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