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Brian Garfield was born in 1939 as Brian Francis Wynne Garfield. He is known for his work on Death Sentence (2007), Hopscotch (1980) and Death Wish (1974). See full bio »


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Known For

Death Sentence
Hopscotch Writer
Death Wish
Death Wish Writer
The Stepfather


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 2017 Death Wish (novel) (filming)
 2009 The Stepfather (story)
 2007 Death Sentence (novel)
 1994 Mohra (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Death Wish V: The Face of Death (characters)
 1992 Stepfather III (TV Movie) (characters)
 1989 Stepfather II (characters)
 1988 Necessity (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (characters)
 1987 The Stepfather (story)
 1986 Death Wish 3 (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1985 Death Wish 3 (characters created by)
 1985 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Scrimshaw (1985) ... (story)
 1984 Fleshburn (novel "Fear in a Handful of Dust")
 1983 Legs (TV Movie) (story)
 1982 Death Wish II (characters)
 1980 Hopscotch (novel) / (screenplay)
 1980 Wild Times (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (novel)
 1977 Relentless (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 The Last Hard Men (novel "Gun Down")
 1975 The Executioner (novel - uncredited)
 1974 Death Wish (novel)
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Novel: "Valley of the Shadow" See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on Death Sentence (2007)] While I could have done with a bit less blood-and-thunder, I think it's a stunningly good movie. In the details of its story it's quite different from the novel, but it's a movie, not a novel. In its cinematic way it connects with its audience and it makes the same point the book makes, and those are the things that count.


John Grisham credits Garfield's article "Ten Rules For Suspense Fiction" with giving him the tools to create "The Firm".

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