|Born||Charles Fredrick Adamson
June 11, 1936
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||February 22, 2008
Roseburg, Oregon, U.S.
|Occupation||Television producer, screenwriter, police officer|
Adamson was best known for creating the television crime drama Crime Story, for which he won a People's Choice Award, and for writing episodes of Miami Vice. The 1995 film Heat, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino and directed by Michael Mann, is based on one of Adamson's more famous cases in Chicago from the 1960s.
- Thief (1981)
- Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
- Crime Story (TV series 1986)
- A River Runs Through It (1992)
- Top Cops (TV series 1992)
- The Stand (TV mini-series 1994)
- Quiz Show (1994)
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