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Tom Mankiewicz

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Also Known As: Died: July 31, 2010
Born: June 1, 1942 Cause of Death: Cancer
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Worked at the Williamstown Summer Theater in Massachusetts, both in production and as an actor
1961:
Worked as a production assistant in the Western film The Comancheros, starring John Wayne
1964:
Assisted producers Stuart Millar and Lawrence Turman in "The Best Man"
1967:
Wrote the Emmy Award-winning TV variety special, "Movin' With Nancy" (NBC), starring Nancy Sinatra
1968:
Wrote the screenplay for the Joe Pasternak-produced surf drama "The Sweet Ride"
1971:
Re-worked Richard Maibaum's original screenplay for the James Bond film "Diamonds Are Forever," starring Sean Connery
1973:
Wrote the screenplay for his second Bond franchise film, "Live and Let Die"; Roger Moore played the role of Agent 007
1974:
Re-teamed with Maibaum to co-write third Bond screenplay, "The Man with the Golden Gun"
1979:
Wrote and directed episodes of the Emmy-nominated ABC series "Hart to Hart," starring Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers
1978:
Hired by director Richard Donner as a creative consultant to re-work the script for the adventure film "Superman"
1980:
Returned as creative consultant for blockbuster sequel, "Superman II"
1987:
Made feature film directing debut and co-wrote the screenplay for "Dragnet," starring Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd
1991:
Directed the comedy feature "Delirious," starring John Candy as a soap opera writer who gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show
1996:
Directed the made-for-television movie "Hart to Hart: Till Death Do Us Hart," which reunited Wagner and Powers in their classic roles
2006:
Taught a graduate filmmaking course at Chapman University in Orange, CA

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