Gary DeVore (September 17, 1941 – June 28, 1997) was a Hollywood screenwriter best known for Raw Deal and for his bizarre death in 1997.
Script Doctor Credits
Personal Life and Death
Devore disappeared in June 1997, prompting an extensive search and media speculation. A year later, his car was discovered submerged in the California Aqueduct in Palmdale, California. A 2014 documentary film, The Writer with No Hands attempts to prove that he was a victim of the CIA.
Devore had began his writing career with Chuck Barris on TV game shows like The Gong Show.
He married Nat King Cole's widow, Maria Cole (1969-78) and the actresses Sandie Newton (1981-1985), Claudia Christian (1988-92) and Wendy Devore (1993-1997).
July 17, 1986 http://articles.latimes.com/1986-07-17/entertainment/ca-21495_1_gary-devore