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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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Served in the US Marine Corps
First produced screenplay, "The D.I."
Wrote feature film version of "Shenendoah"
Wrote "The Green Berets" for John Wayne
Wrote book for Broadway musical version of "Shenendoah"
Wrote screenplay for "Smokey and the Bandit"
First collaboration with Elizabeth Montgomery; wrote NBC miniseries "The Awakening Land" in which she starred
Created series "Our House" (NBC)
Wrote pilot for TV adaptation of "In the Heat of the Night"
Seven years after Barrett's death, Showtime produced his script, "Ruby Jean and Joe"
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