Don Martin Mankiewicz
January 20, 1922
|Died||April 25, 2015 (aged 93)|
|Known for||Trial (Novel)|
|Parent(s)||Sara (née Aaronson)|
Herman J. Mankiewicz
|Family||Joseph L. Mankiewicz (uncle)|
Tom Mankiewicz (cousin)
See Mankiewicz family
Born in Berlin, Germany, he was the son of Sara (née Aaronson) and the screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and brother of journalist Frank Mankiewicz. He graduated from Columbia College of Columbia University in 1942.
His 1955 novel Trial won the Harper Prize and was made into a film of the same name. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for I Want to Live! (1958). Among his many television credits are Ironside, for which he wrote the pilot, the Star Trek episode "Court Martial", and the mini-series adaptation of President John F. Kennedy's book, Profiles in Courage.
Mankiewicz married Ilene Korsen on March 26, 1946 and divorced her in 1972. He married Carol Bell Guidi on July 1, 1972. Mankiewicz had 2 children with Ilene (Jane and John). He had two children with Carol (Jan and Sandy). His son is a screenwriter and producer, John Mankiewicz. Jane is a fiction writer published in the New Yorker.
- See How They Run (1951)
- Trial (1955)
- It Only Hurts a Minute (1966)
|1953||Fast Company||Adaption By|
|1954||The Big Moment||Written By|
|1955||Trial||Written By||Based on the novel of the same name|
|1957||House Of Numbers||Screenplay By||Co-Wrote screenplay with "Russell Rouse", Based on the novel "House Of Numbers By "Jack Finney"|
|1958||Le imprese di una spada leggendaria||Screenplay By|
|I Want to Live!||Screenplay By||Co-Wrote screenplay with "Nelson Gidding"|
|1962||The Chapman Report||Screenplay By||Co-Wrote screenplay with "Wyatt Emory Cooper", "Gene Allen", and "Grant Stuart", Based on the novel "The Chapman Report" By "Irving Wallace"|
|1965||Who Has Seen the Wind?||Screenplay By||Based on the novel "The Land Bird" By "Tad Mosel"|
|1967||A Man Called Ironside||Screenplay By||Co-Wrote screenplay with "Collier Young", Tv Pilot for "Ironside"|
|1968||Split Second to an Epitaph||Screenplay By||Co-Wrote screenplay with "Sy Salkowitz"|
|1973||The Bait||Screenplay By||Co-Wrote screenplay with "Gordon Colter", Based on the novel "The Bait" by "Dorothy Uhnak"|
|1975||The Black Bird||Story By||Co-Wrote Story with "Gordon Colter"|
|1979||Sanctuary of Fear||Screenplay By, Supervising Producer|
|1983||I Want To Live||Screenplay By||Remake of the "1958 Film of The Same Name|
|1950-53||Studio One in Hollywood||Writer||2 Episodes|
|1951||Schlitz Playhouse||Writer||1 Episode|
|1953||Your Jeweler's Showcase||Writer||1 Episode|
|1955||TV Reader's Digest||Writer||1 Episode|
|Lux Video Theatre||Writer||1 Episode|
|The Joseph Cotten Show||Writer||1 Episode|
|Star Stage||Writer||2 Episodes|
|1956||The Ford Television Theater||Writer||1 Episode|
|1957||Playhouse 90||Writer||1 Episode|
|1958||Kraft Television Theatre||Writer||2 Episodes|
|1959||Armchair Theatre||Writer||1 Episode|
|1959-61||One Step Beyond||Writer||6 Episodes|
|1961||Bus Stop||Writer||1 Episode|
|1961-63||Armstrong Circle Theatre||Writer||4 Episodes|
|1962||The DuPont Show of the Week||Writer||1 Episode|
|General Electric Theater||Writer||1 Episode|
|1964-65||Profiles in Courage||Writer||6 Episodes|
|The Trials of O'Brien||Writer||1 Episode|
|1967||Star Trek: The Original Series||Writer||1 Episode|
|1969-70||Marcus Welby, M.D.||Writer||2 Episodes|
|1973-77||McMillan & Wife||Writer||3 Episodes|
|1976-77||Lanigan's Rabbi||Writer, Supervising Producer||2 Episodes|
|1977||Rosetti and Ryan||Writer||2 Episodes|
|1982-83||Hart to Hart||Executive Script Consultant||14 Episodes|
|1983||Simon & Simon||Writer, Executive Story Consultant|
|Murder Ink||Writer||Television Movie|
|1985||Crazy Like a Fox||Executive Story Consultant||4 Episodes|
|1987||Adderly||Executive Story Consultant||1 Episode|
|1995||The Marshal||Writer||1 Episode|
- "Don Mankiewicz". Film Reference. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
- "Don Mankiewicz dead;screenwriter 'Star Trek' episode dies". Variety. April 27, 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
- Chawkins, Steven (April 26, 2015). "Don Mankiewicz dies at 93; novelist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter". LA Times. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
- "Acclaimed screenwriter Don Mankiewicz dies". USA Today. April 27, 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
- Barnes, Mike (April 27, 2015). "Don Mankiewicz, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter for 'I Want to Live!,' Dies at 93". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
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