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Frank D. Gilroy

Frank D. Gilroy, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning playwright who established himself as a screenwriter for television before breaking through as a dramatist with his 1964 Broadway hit The Subject Was Roses (1968), was born in New York City on October 13, 1925. A native of The Bronx, his father was an Irish-American coffee broker and his mother of German ... See full bio »
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 1998 Money Play$ (TV Movie) (written by)
 1994 Burke's Law (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 1 episode)
- Who Killed the Anchorman? (1994) ... (based on characters created by)
 1989 The Luckiest Man in the World (written by)
 1985 The Gig
 1982 Jinxed! (screenplay - as Bert Blessing) / (story - as Bert Blessing)
 1979 Nero Wolfe (TV Movie)
 1978 Once in Paris... (writer)
 1977 Quitte of Dubbel (TV Movie)
 1976 From Noon Till Three (novel) / (screenplay)
 1971 Desperate Characters (written by)
 1970 The Only Game in Town (play) / (screenplay)
 1969 Ko ce da spase oraca (TV Movie)
 1968 The Subject Was Roses (play) / (screenplay)
  Burke's Law (TV Series) (50 episodes, 1964 - 1966) (characters creator - 31 episodes, 1963 - 1965)
- Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 2 (1966) ... (creator)
- Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 1 (1966) ... (creator)
- A Very Important Russian Is Missing (1965) ... (creator)
- A Little Gift for Cairo (1965) ... (creator)
- Or No Tomorrow (1965) ... (creator)
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Drama '62: A Question of Pride (1962) ... (writer)
  The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
- Up Jumped the Devil (1961) ... (writer)
- Who Killed Julie Greer? (1961) ... (as Frank Gilroy)
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Legacy (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 The Gallant Hours (written by)
  Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (writer - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1959)
- Texas John Slaughter (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Fourth Headstone (1958) ... (writer)
- The Giveaway Gun (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Protégé (1958) ... (written by)
 1958 The Rifleman (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- End of a Young Gun (1958) ... (written by - as Frank Gilroy)
  Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1958) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Last Summer (1958) ... (writer)
- Uncle Ed and Circumstances (1955) ... (teleplay)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (television adaptation - 1 episode, 1958)
- Point of No Return (1958) ... (television adaptation)
- Sincerely, Willis Wade (1956) ... (as Frank Gilroy)
 1955-1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Beginning Now (1955) ... (as Frank Gilroy)
  The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (1 episode, 1955) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1954)
- A Matter of Pride (1957) ... (teleplay)
- Hung for a Sheep (1955) ... (as Frank Gilroy)
- The Last Notch (1954) ... (writer)
 1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- One Can't Help Feeling Sorry (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive (screenplay) / (story "The Last Notch")
 1954 Justice (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Desperate One (1954) ... (teleplay)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Cruel Time (1953) ... (writer)
- The Wednesday Wish (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (writer)
 1953 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Matter of Opinion (1953) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Story: "The Last Notch" (filmed as The Fastest Gun Alive (1956)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bert Blessing | Frank Gilroy
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Grandfather of Sam Gilroy, Carolyn Gilroy and Rose Gilroy. See more »

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Libra

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