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Eliot Asinof (1919–2008)

Eliot Asinof was born on July 13, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Eliot Tager Asinof. He was a writer and actor, known for Eight Men Out (1988), Breakout (1975) and Man on Spikes. He was married to Jocelyn Brando. He died on June 10, 2008 in Hudson, New York. See full bio »


(age 88) in Hudson, New York, USA

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 1988 Eight Men Out (book "8 Men Out")
 1975 Breakout (suggested by book "Ten Second Jailbreak")
 1965 Seaway (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Only Good Indian (1965) ... (story)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Markdown on a Man: Lenny Bircher (1961) ... (teleplay)
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Body and Soul (1959) ... (writer)
  Climax! (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1956)
- Child of the Wind/Throw Away the Cane (1956) ... (segment ": "Throw Away the Cane")
- Faceless Adversary (1956) ... (adaptation)
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Man on Spikes (1955) ... (writer)
 1952 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Sword Play (1952) ... (adaptation)
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 1988 Eight Men Out
John Heydler
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 2005-2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
- Greatest Performances (2006) ... Himself
- Best MLB Teams (2005) ... Himself
 1999-2003 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- New York Yankees: Part 2 (2003) ... Himself
- Jack Dempsey (2001) ... Himself
- Lou Gehrig (2000) ... Himself
- Babe Ruth (2000) ... Himself
 1971 The Irv Kupcinet Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 3 July 1971 (1971) ... Himself

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Novel: "The Bedfellow". New York: Simon & Schuster, 1967. See more »

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He was a minor-league ballplayer, briefly playing in the Philadelphia Phillies' organization before joining the Army and serving in World War II. See more »

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