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Robert Bloch (I) (1917–1994)

Robert Bloch was born on April 5, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Albert Bloch. He was a writer and actor, known for Psycho (1960), Psycho (1998) and Psycho II (1983). He was married to Eleanor Zalisko Alexander and Marion Holcombe. He died on September 23, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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  Bates Motel (TV Series) (characters from the novel "Psycho" - 10 episodes, 2013) (based on characters from the novel 'Psycho' by - 8 episodes, 2014)
- The Immutable Truth (2014) ... (based on characters from the novel 'Psycho' by)
- The Box (2014) ... (based on characters from the novel 'Psycho' by)
- Meltdown (2014) ... (based on characters from the novel 'Psycho' by)
- Presumed Innocent (2014) ... (based on characters from the novel 'Psycho' by)
- Plunge (2014) ... (based on characters from the novel 'Psycho' by)
 1998 The Hunger (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Lighthouse (1998) ... (story)
 1990 Psycho IV: The Beginning (TV Movie) (based on characters created by)
 1988-1989 Monsters (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Reaper (1989) ... (story)
- Mannequins of Horror (1989) ... (story)
- The Legacy (1988) ... (story)
  Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1984 - 1987) (short story - 1 episode, 1987) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1987)
- Beetles (1987) ... (short story) / (teleplay)
- Everybody Needs a Little Love (1987) ... (story)
- A Case of the Stubborns (1984) ... (story)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (based on a story by - 1 episode)
- The Gloating Place (1986) ... (based on a story by)
  Darkroom (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1981) (story - 1 episode, 1981) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1981)
- Catnip (1981) ... (writer)
- A Quiet Funeral (1981) ... (writer)
- The Bogeyman Will Get You (1981) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Fat Chance (1980) ... (story)
 1978 The Amazing Captain Nemo (TV Movie)
 1977 Sanfter Schrecken (TV Movie)
 1976 Gemini Man (TV Mini-Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Minotaur (1976) ... (story)
 1975 The Dead Don't Die (TV Movie) (written by)
 1974 The Manhunter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Truck Murders (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 The Cat Creature (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- House of Evil (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Different Ones/Tell David.../Logoda's Heads (1971) ... (teleplay - segment "Logoda's Heads")
  Journey to the Unknown (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1968)
- Girl of My Dreams (1968) ... (teleplay)
- The Indian Spirit Guide (1968) ... (writer)
 1966-1967 Star Trek (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Wolf in the Fold (1967) ... (written by)
- Catspaw (1967) ... (written by)
- What Are Little Girls Made Of? (1966) ... (written by)
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Fountain of Youth Affair (1967) ... (story)
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Night Train from Chicago (1966) ... (teleplay)
 1966 I Spy (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- There Was a Little Girl (1966) ... (story)
 1966 Historias para no dormir (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- El muñeco (1966) ... (short story - as Roberto Bloch)
  The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1962 - 1965) (short story - 2 episodes, 1964) (story - 1 episode, 1965) (story and teleplay - 1 episode, 1963)
- Off Season (1965) ... (teleplay)
- The Second Wife (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Final Performance (1965) ... (story)
- Water's Edge (1964) ... (short story)
- The Sign of Satan (1964) ... (short story)
 1963 The Plot Thickens (TV Movie) (mystery script)
  Thriller (TV Series) (story - 9 episodes, 1960 - 1962) (adaptation - 7 episodes, 1961 - 1962)
- Man of Mystery (1962) ... (adaptation) / (story)
- 'Til Death Do Us Part (1962) ... (adaptation) / (story)
- Waxworks (1962) ... (adaptation) / (story)
- The Weird Tailor (1961) ... (adaptation) / (story)
- The Grim Reaper (1961) ... (adaptation)
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- I Kiss Your Shadow (1962) ... (short story)
  Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 6 episodes, 1960 - 1962) (teleplay - 5 episodes, 1960 - 1962)
- The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Big Kick (1962) ... (story - teleplay)
- Bad Actor (1962) ... (teleplay)
- The Gloating Place (1961) ... (story - teleplay)
- The Landlady (1961) ... (teleplay)
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Poet and Peasant Case (1961) ... (written by)
 1960-1961 Lock Up (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Abandoned Mine (1961) ... (writer)
- The Beau and Arrow Case (1960) ... (writer)
- Voice of Doom (1960) ... (writer)
- Death and Taxes (1960) ... (writer)
- Murder Is a Gamble (1960) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Essay, "Two Victorian Gentlemen," Blood of the Innocent (Comic Book), Vol.1, No.1, January 7, 1986, Pgs. 27-30, Warp Graphics See more »

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1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

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Personal Quote:

I was always so badly frightened as a child, so I thought: "If you can't lick 'em, join em." See more »

Trivia:

Died peacefully in his home in the Hollywood Hills with his beloved wife, Elly, by his side. Before his death, he announced to the Literary world his terminal diagnosis and published an essay on his feelings about approaching death just a short time before he passed away in OMNI Magazine. Much of his best and most rare works have recently become available in new or first time editions which would... See more »

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