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Neil Nephew (1939–1978)

Neil Nephew was born on July 17, 1939 in New York, USA as Neil Bernstein. He is known for his work on Panic in Year Zero! (1962), The Monkees (1966) and Alex in Wonderland (1970). He was married to Ellen Burstyn. He died on November 1, 1978 in Nassau, New York. See full bio »

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 1967-1968 The Monkees (TV Series) (story editor - 26 episodes)
- Mijacogeo (1968) ... (story editor - as Neil Burstyn)
- Monkees Blow Their Minds (1968) ... (story editor - as Neil Burstyn)
- Some Like It Lukewarm (1968) ... (story editor - as Neil Burstyn)
- Monkees Mind Their Manor (1968) ... (story editor - as Neil Burstyn)
- The Monkees in Paris (1968) ... (story editor - as Neil Burstyn)
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 1970 Alex in Wonderland
Norman (as Neil Burstyn)
 1970 The Rebel Rousers
Rebel (as Neil Burstyn)
 1968 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Janus Zayukovsky - The Gypsy
- Love Me, Love My Dog (1968) ... Janus Zayukovsky - The Gypsy (as Neil Burstyn)
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series)
Raoul Montoya
- The Vasquez Brief (1967) ... Raoul Montoya (as Neil Burstyn)
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Arnold Gottlieb
- Sparrow on the Wire (1964) ... Arnold Gottlieb
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
- Where the Wire Ends (1964) ... Pancho
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Jack McCall
 1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
- Incident at Paradise (1963) ... Jess
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
- The Black Curtain (1962) ... Chuck
 1962 G.E. True (TV Series)
- V-Victor 5 (1962) ... Whip
 1962 Panic in Year Zero!
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Danny Brodek
- Feel of the Trigger (1962) ... Danny Brodek
 1961 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Alabama Schwarz
- Take Me to Your Leader (1961) ... Alabama Schwarz
 1961 The Young Savages
Anthony 'Batman' Aposto
 1961 Mad Dog Coll
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  The Monkees (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1967) (written by - 1 episode, 1968) (story - 1 episode, 1967)
- Monstrous Monkee Mash (1968) ... (written by - as Neil Burstyn)
- The Christmas Show (1967) ... (story - as Neil Burstyn) / (teleplay - as Neil Burstyn)
- I Was a 99-Pound Weakling (1967) ... (teleplay - as Neil Burstyn)

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Alternate Names:

Neil Burstyn

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Suffering from mental illness, he stalked his ex-wife, actress Ellen Burstyn for a number of years. Committed suicide in 1978 by opening the window of his ninth-floor Manhattan apartment and jumping. See more »

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