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Started his career at the New York Post in 1960. He has written for numerous national magazines, has worked as a syndicated columnist, and was most recently editor in chief of the New York Daily News. His books include eight novels, two collections of stories, and A Drinking Life, his bestselling memoir. See full bio »
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 2011 The Yellow Handkerchief (TV Movie) (original story)
 2008 The Yellow Handkerchief (story)
 2003 Brothers... On Holy Ground (Documentary) (writer)
 2001 Snow in August (TV Movie) (book "Snow in August" - as Peter Hamill)
 1992 Split Images (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1991 The Neon Empire (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1987 Laguna Heat (TV Movie)
 1986 Liberty (TV Movie)
 1982 Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 1979 The Gift (TV Movie) (novel)
 1979 Flesh & Blood (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 The Yellow Handkerchief (short story - as Pîto Hamiru)
 1975 French Connection II (uncredited)
 1973 Badge 373 (written by)
 1973 Nightside (TV Movie) (creator)
 1971 'Doc' (written by)
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Unsold pilot: Created and wrote the teleplay for a pilot for ABC called "Cassidy and Torres", which was based on his own experiences. The plot concerned the adventures of a police reporter and a Hispanic detective, played by Mitchell Ryan and Reni Santoni, respectively See more »

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Alternate Names:

Peter Hamill | Pîto Hamiru

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Eldest of 7 children born to Catholic immigrants from Belfast. See more »

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