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Caryl Chessman (1921–1960)

Caryl Chessman was born on May 27, 1921 in St. Joseph, Michigan, USA as Carol Whittier Chessman. He was a writer, known for Cell 2455, Death Row (1955), Cela da Morte (1958) and Teledrama (1955). He died on May 2, 1960 in San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1958 Cela da Morte (TV Series) (book "Cell 2455, Death Row")
 1957 Teledrama (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 Cell 2455, Death Row (based upon the book by)
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 1992 American Justice (TV Series documentary)
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- Death Penalty ... Himself
 1985 The Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series)
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- 1960 (1985) ... Himself
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Was idolized by 'Angelo Buono' who is known as The Hillside Strangler

Nickname:

The Red Light Rapist

Star Sign:

Gemini

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