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John Paxton

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Born: March 21, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, USA Profession: Writer ...


Cast (feature film)

Spider-Man 2 (2004) as Houseman
Two years have passed since the mild-mannered Peter Parker walked away from his longtime love Mary Jane Watson and decided to take the road to responsibility as Spider-Man. Peter must face new challenges as he struggles to cope with "the gift and the curse" of his powers, while balancing his dual identities as the elusive superhero Spider-Man and life as a college student. The relationships Peter holds most dear are now in danger of unraveling as he clashes with the powerful, multi-tentacled villain Doctor Octopus aka "Doc Ock." Peter's life-long yearning for M.J. becomes even stronger as he fights the impulse to abandon his secret life and declare his love. In the meantime, M.J. has moved on with her life. She has embarked on an acting career and has a new man in her life. Peter's relationship with his best friend Harry Osborn has been overshadowed by Harry's growing vendetta against Spider-Man, whom he holds responsible for his father's death. Peter's life becomes even more complicated when he is pitted against a powerful new nemesis, Dr. Otto Octavius--"Doc Ock." Peter must now learn to accept his fate and harness all his superhero talents in order to stop this diabolical madman in his octagonal tracks.
Frank and Jesse (1995)
Story of outlaw brothers Frank and Jesse James in post-Civil War Missouri and Kansas.

Writer (feature film)

Great Man's Whiskers, The (1973) as Screenwriter
A comedy-drama, filmed in 1969, about how a letter from a ten-year-old girl urged President Lincoln to grow a beard and altered America's most famous face.
Kotch (1971) as Screenwriter
Alienated from his son''''s family, an elderly man becomes infatuated with a pregnant teen.
On the Beach (1959) as Screenwriter
After a nuclear war, U.S. sailors stationed in Australia deal with the end of civilization.
How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1958) as Screenwriter
A bumbling nobleman tries to kill his rich uncle in a series of elaborate traps.
Pickup Alley (1957) as Screenwriter
A U.S. narcotics agent trails an international drug smuggler.
A Prize of Gold (1955) as Screenwriter
A U.S. officer in postwar Berlin turns to crime to help a beautiful refugee.
The Cobweb (1955) as Screenwriter
Inmates and staff at a posh asylum clash over love and lunacy.
The Wild One (1954) as Screenwriter
Motorcycle-riding delinquents take over a small town.
Fourteen Hours (1951) as Screenwriter
A policeman tries to talk a desperate young man off the ledge of a New York skyscraper.
Of Men and Music (1951) as Scr, Heifetz
Rope of Sand (1949) as Additional Dialogue
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.
So Well Remembered (1947) as Screenwriter
A mill-owner's ambitious daughter almost ruins her husband's political career.
Crossfire (1947) as Screenwriter
A crusading district attorney investigates the murder of a Jewish man.
Crack-Up (1946) as Writer
An art critic risks his reputation and his life to track down a forgery racket.
Cornered (1945) as Screenwriter
A World War II veteran hunts down the Nazi collaborators who killed his wife.
Murder, My Sweet (1944) as Screenwriter
Detective Philip Marlowe's search for a two-timing woman leads him to blackmail and murder.
My Pal Wolf (1944) as Screenwriter
A little girl fights to keep her dog over her nanny's objections.

Producer (feature film)

How to Murder a Rich Uncle (1958) as Producer
A bumbling nobleman tries to kill his rich uncle in a series of elaborate traps.

Writer (special)

Code of Jonathan West, The (1960) as Writer
The post-Civil War story of Jonathan West, a fighting man with principles, who is called "Preach" as he roams throughout the West. In the pilot episode, set in Arkansas in 1865, West attempts to help a man who is being falsely accused of murder.

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

On the Beach (2000) as From Screenplay ("On The Beach")
In 2006, a nuclear war devastastes humanity, leaving only small pockets of civilization, mostly in Australia; but radioactive fallout is drifting into the Southern Hemisphere. The story centers on a love triangle among American submarine commander Dwight Towers; Moira Davidson, an Australian woman;

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