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James Leo Herlihy (1927–1993)

Detroit-born James Leo Herlihy went into the Navy straight from high school in 1945, but the war ended before he got to see any combat. After his discharge, he attended North Carolina's Black Mountain College--a small, experimental institution with an emphasis on art, music and literature and with such figures as Willem de Kooning and John Cage on... See full bio »

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Known For

Midnight Cowboy
(1969)
All Fall Down
All Fall Down Writer
(1962)
Blue Denim
Blue Denim Writer
(1959)
Bös, bös, Jo-Jo!
(1972)

Filmography

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 1972 Bös, bös, Jo-Jo! (TV Short)
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (play "Terrible Jim Fitch" - 1 episode)
- Terrible Jim Fitch (1971) ... (play "Terrible Jim Fitch")
 1969 Midnight Cowboy (based on the novel by)
 1962 All Fall Down (novel)
 1959 Blue Denim (based on the play by)
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 1981 Four Friends
Mr. Carnahan
 1963 In the French Style
Dr. John Haislip
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Jimmy Russell
- A Bunch of Lonely Pagliaccis (1963) ... Jimmy Russell
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 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #3.179 (1971) ... Himself
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Playwright: "Laughs, Etc.", 1973 See more »
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Personal Quote:

Always be yourself. No one can tell you you're doing it wrong.

Nickname:

Jim or Jaime

Star Sign:

Pisces

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