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Carole Eastman (1934–2004)

Carole Eastman was born on February 19, 1934 in Glendale, California, USA as Carole Joyce Eastman. She was a writer and actress, known for Five Easy Pieces (1970), Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970) and Man Trouble (1992). She died on February 13, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Five Easy Pieces
Man Trouble
Man Trouble Writer
The Shooting
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 1992 Running Mates (TV Movie) (written by - as A.L. Appling)
 1992 Man Trouble (written by)
 1975 The Fortune (written by - as Adrien Joyce)
 1970 Puzzle of a Downfall Child (screenplay - as Adrian Joyce) / (story - as Adrian Joyce)
 1970 Five Easy Pieces (screenplay - as Adrien Joyce) / (story - as Adrien Joyce)
 1969 Model Shop (english dialogue)
  Run for Your Life (TV Series) (1 episode, 1966) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1968)
- Saro-Jane, You Never Whispered Again (1968) ... (teleplay - as Adrien Joyce)
- Hang Down Your Head and Laugh (1966) ... (teleplay - as Adrien Joyce)
- The Treasure Seekers (1966) ... (uncredited)
 1966 The Shooting (as Adrien Joyce)
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 1962 Checkmate (TV Series)
Julie Emhart
- The Star System (1962) ... Julie Emhart
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Ann Rugoff
- In the Balance (1961) ... Ann Rugoff
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Sondra Wiley
- Death for Sale (1961) ... Sondra Wiley
 1957 Funny Face
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
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 1961 Creature from the Haunted Sea (lyricist: song - uncredited)
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 1992 Man Trouble (producer)
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 1961 Creature from the Haunted Sea (lyrics: "The Creature from the Haunted Sea")
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 2005 The 77th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)

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Alternate Names:

A.L. Appling | Adrian Joyce | Adrien Joyce

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Became friends with Jack Nicholson while attending the same acting classes and eventually wrote the scripts of four of his films. See more »

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