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T.Y. Drake (1936–2008)


Began writing for TV in the late '60s as both a story editor and scripter. One of his projects was the series "Then Came Bronson". His death came less than a year after the deaths of both "Then Came Bronson" producers Robert Sabaroff and Robert H. Justman, and its most prolific director, Jud Taylor. See more trivia »


(age 72)

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Terror Train
Terror Train Writer
The Keeper
The Keeper Writer
The Visionary
The Visionary Writer
Then Came Bronson


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 1990 The Visionary (Video) (as Thomas Y. Drake)
 1980 Terror Train
 1976 The Keeper (written by)
 1971 The Psychiatrist (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Par for the Course (1971) ... (written by)
  Then Came Bronson (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1969 - 1970) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- The Forest Primeval (1970) ... (as Thomas Y. Drake)
- Sibyl (1969) ... (story - as Thomas Y. Drake) / (teleplay - as Thomas Y. Drake)
- The Old Motorcycle Fiasco (1969) ... (as Thomas Y. Drake)
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 1976 The Keeper

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Was a songwriter in the late 1950s, teaming with Bob Shane to write for the Kingston Trio. Also wrote "Olly Olly Oxen Free" with Rod McKuen. See more »

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