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A.I. Bezzerides (1908–2007)


A.I. Bezzerides was born on August 9, 1908 in Samsun, Ottoman Empire as Albert Isaac Bezzerides. He was a writer and actor, known for Kiss Me Deadly (1955), They Drive by Night (1940) and Thieves' Highway (1949). He was married to Silvia Richards and Von Gorne, Yvonne. He died on January 1, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Kiss Me Deadly
(1955)
They Drive by Night
(1940)
Thieves' Highway
(1949)
Sirocco
Sirocco Writer
(1951)

Filmography

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 1969 The Greatest Mother of Them All (Short) (writer)
  The Big Valley (TV Series) (creator - 112 episodes, 1965 - 1969) (written by - 2 episodes, 1967)
- Point and Counterpoint (1969) ... (creator)
- Flight from San Miguel (1969) ... (creator)
- Danger Road (1969) ... (creator)
- Town of No Exit (1969) ... (creator)
- The Other Face of Justice (1969) ... (creator)
 1965 The Virginian (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dream of Stavros Karas (1965) ... (writer)
 1964 Destry (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Red Brady's Kid (1964) ... (written by)
 1963 Bonanza (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Mirror of a Man (1963) ... (written by)
  77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1962) (story - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Dark Wood (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Violence for Your Furs (1962) ... (teleplay)
  The Detectives (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Jagged Edge (1962) ... (writer)
- Personal Enemy (1961)
  The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1961) (written by - 2 episodes, 1961) (story - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Assassin (1961) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Yanqui Go Home (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Frightened Doll (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Sign of the Zodiac (1961) ... (written by)
- Adventure on Happiness Street (1961) ... (written by)
 1959 The Jayhawkers! (written by)
  Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (written by - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Tired Gun (1959)
- The Dealer (1958)
- The Renegade (1958) ... (written by - as Al Bezzerides)
 1959 The Angry Hills (screenplay by)
 1957 The O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Henry's Girl (1957) ... (writer - as Albert Isaac Bezzerides)
- Two Renegades (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Hobo Kid (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- High Air (1956) ... (teleplay)
- A Ticket for Thaddeus (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Lonely Ones (1956) ... (teleplay)
- The Force of Circumstance (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Kiss Me Deadly (screenplay)
 1954 Track of the Cat (screenplay)
 1953 Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (written by)
 1951 On Dangerous Ground (based on an adaptation of the novel) / (screen play - as A. I. Bezzerides)
 1951 Sirocco (screenplay)
 1949 Thieves' Highway (based on his novel: "Thieves' Market") / (screen play by)
 1947 Desert Fury (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic (additional dialogue)
 1942 Juke Girl (screenplay)
 1940 They Drive by Night (from a novel by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "There is a Happy Land" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

'Buzz' Bezzerides | A. I. Bezzerides | Albert Isaac Bezzerides | Al Bezzerides
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Trivia:

Name is pronounced bez-AIR-a-dees. See more »

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Buzz

Star Sign:

Leo

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