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James Bridges (I) (1936–1993)

James Bridges was born on February 3, 1936 in Paris, Arkansas, USA. He was a writer and director, known for The China Syndrome (1979), The Paper Chase (1978) and Urban Cowboy (1980). He died on June 6, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2007 SineSerye (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Palimos ng pag-ibig (2007) ... (story)
 1990 White Hunter Black Heart (screenplay)
  The Paper Chase (TV Series) (developed for television by - 56 episodes, 1978 - 1986) (written by - 2 episodes, 1978) (developer - 1 episode, 1978)
- Graduation (1986) ... (developed for television by)
- Suppressed Desires (1986) ... (developed for television by)
- Honor (1986) ... (developed for television by)
- Mistaken Identity (1986) ... (developed for television by)
- A Wounded Hart (1986) ... (developed for television by)
 1986 Palimos ng pag-ibig (original story)
 1985 Perfect (screenplay)
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (original teleplay - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1985) ... (original teleplay - segment "An Unlocked Window")
 1984 Mike's Murder (written by)
 1980 Urban Cowboy (screenplay)
 1979 The China Syndrome (written by)
 1977 September 30, 1955 (written by)
 1973 The Paper Chase (writer)
 1973 Carola (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1972 Limbo
 1972 When Michael Calls (TV Movie)
 1970 Colossus: The Forbin Project (screenplay)
 1969 The Flim-Flam Man (TV Movie)
 1966 The Appaloosa (screenplay)
 1963-1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 16 episodes)
- Power of Attorney (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Death Scene (1965) ... (teleplay)
- An Unlocked Window (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Where the Woodbine Twineth (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Return of Verge Likens (1964) ... (teleplay)
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Go Down, Moses (1963) ... (writer)
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In November 1999, the movie theater in Melnitz Hall on the campus of University of California, Los Angeles was named the James Bridges Theater in his honor. Bridges was a faculty member there early in his career. See more »

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