|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|
Charles Fredrick "Chuck" Adamson (June 11, 1936 – February 22, 2008) was an American police officer who became a television producer and screenwriter. He 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. He died in 2008 at age 71. Michael Mann's 2009 film Public Enemies stated in its end credits "In memory of Chuck Adamson".
- 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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