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Chuck Adamson (–2008)

Chuck Adamson was born as Charles Adamson. He is known for his work on Crime Story (1986), Miami Vice (1984) and Beverly Hills Cop (1984). He died on February 22, 2008 in Roseburg, Oregon, USA. See full bio »

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  Crime Story (TV Series) (24 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (story - 19 episodes, 1986 - 1987) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1986 - 1987)
- Going Home (1988) ... (creator)
- Escape (1988) ... (creator)
- Pursuit (1988) ... (creator)
- The Hearings (1988) ... (creator)
- Byline (1988) ... (creator)
 1984-1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Shadow in the Dark (1986) ... (written by)
- The Fix (1986) ... (written by)
- The Home Invaders (1985) ... (written by)
- Give a Little, Take a Little (1984) ... (written by)
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 1995 Heat (technical advisor - as Charles Adamson)
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series) (executive story editor - 7 episodes)
- Old Friends, Dead Ends (1986) ... (executive story editor)
- Pursuit of a Wanted Felon (1986) ... (executive story editor)
- Abrams for the Defense (1986) ... (executive story editor)
- The War (1986) ... (executive story editor)
- St. Louis Book of Blues (1986) ... (executive story editor)
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop (technical advisor)
 1981 Thief (technical consultant)
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 1994 Quiz Show
Congressman Mack
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
Barry Dorgan
- The Stand (1994) ... Barry Dorgan
- The Betrayal (1994) ... Barry Dorgan
- The Dreams (1994) ... Barry Dorgan
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series)
Nick Aeillo / Sugarman
- Robbery, Armed (1987) ... Nick Aeillo
 1984 Beverly Hills Cop
Crate Opener #1
 1981 Thief
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 2005 The Making of 'Heat' (Video documentary) (still photographer)
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 1986 Crime Story (TV Series) (coordinating producer - 1987-1988)
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 2009 Public Enemies (in memory of)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 2005 The Making of 'Heat' (Video documentary)

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