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Jonathan Latimer brought many screenplays to the silver screen throughout his career. With such film writing credits as "The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt" (1939), "Phantom Raiders" (1940) and the Joan Blondell comedy sequel "Topper Returns" (1941). He also appeared in the crime picture "The Glass Key" (1942) with Brian Donlevy and the George Raft suspenseful mystery "Nocturne" (1946), Latimer was an established screenwriter. He continued his focus on film through the forties, penning the scripts for the drama "Beyond Glory" (1948) with Alan Ladd, "Sealed Verdict" (1948) and "The Big Clock" (1948). He also appeared in "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" (1948) with Edward G Robinson and the fantasy "Alias Nick Beal" (1949) with Ray Milland. During the latter half of his career, Latimer wrote the spy picture "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) with Glenn Ford, the James Mason adventure "Botany Bay" (1953) and the Robert Ryan drama "Back From Eternity" (1956). He also appeared in "The Unholy Wife" (1957) with Diana Dors. He also wrote for television, including "Perry Mason" (1957-1966). Latimer last wrote "Columbo" (1971-78).

Jonathan Latimer brought many screenplays to the silver screen throughout his career. With such film writing credits as "The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt" (1939), "Phantom Raiders" (1940) and the Joan Blondell comedy sequel "Topper Returns" (1941). He also appeared in the crime picture "The Glass Key" (1942) with Brian Donlevy and the George Raft suspenseful mystery "Nocturne" (1946), Latimer was an established screenwriter. He continued his focus on film through the forties, penning the scripts for the drama "Beyond Glory" (1948) with Alan Ladd, "Sealed Verdict" (1948) and "The Big Clock" (1948). He also appeared in "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" (1948) with Edward G Robinson and the fantasy "Alias Nick Beal" (1949) with Ray Milland. During the latter half of his career, Latimer wrote the spy picture "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) with Glenn Ford, the James Mason adventure "Botany Bay" (1953) and the Robert Ryan drama "Back From Eternity" (1956). He also appeared in "The Unholy Wife" (1957) with Diana Dors. He also wrote for television, including "Perry Mason" (1957-1966). Latimer last wrote "Columbo" (1971-78).

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