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Douglas Heyes (1919–1993)

Douglas Heyes was born on May 22, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Douglas Howard Heyes. He was a writer and producer, known for The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954), Ice Station Zebra (1968) and Kitten with a Whip (1964). He was married to Joanna Heyes. He died on February 8, 1993 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. See full bio »

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 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series) (developer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... (developer)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... (developer)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (developer)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (developer)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (developer)
  North and South (TV Mini-Series) (developed for television by - 6 episodes, 1985) (written for television by - 2 episodes, 1985)
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (developed for television by)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (developed for television by)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (developed for television by)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (developed for television by)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (developed for television by) / (written for television by)
 1981 The Million Dollar Face (TV Movie) (story - as Matthew Howard)
 1979 The French Atlantic Affair (TV Mini-Series) (writer)
 1977 Aspen (TV Mini-Series) (written for television by - 3 episodes)
- Aspen: Chapter III (1977) ... (written for television by)
- Aspen: Chapter 1 (1977) ... (written for television by)
- Aspen: Chapter II (1977) ... (written for television by)
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- Chapter VIII (1976) ... (written by)
- Chapter VII (1976) ... (written by)
- Chapter VI (1976) ... (written by)
- Chapter V (1976) ... (written by)
- Chapter IV (1976) ... (written by)
  City of Angels (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1976) (writer - 1 episode, 1976)
- A Sudden Silence (1976) ... (teleplay)
- A Lonely Way to Die (1976) ... (writer)
  Barbary Coast (TV Series) (11 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (writer - 2 episodes, 1975) (story - 1 episode, 1975)
- The Dawson Marker (1976) ... (creator)
- Mary Had More Than a Little (1976) ... (creator)
- The Day Cable Was Hanged (1975) ... (creator)
- Sharks Eat Sharks (1975) ... (creator)
- Arson and Old Lace (1975) ... (creator)
 1975 Archer (TV Series)
 1974 The Underground Man (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1974 Honky Tonk (TV Movie) (written by)
 1973 Drive Hard, Drive Fast (TV Movie) (as Matthew Howard)
 1973 McCloud (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Million Dollar Round Up (1973) ... (written by)
 1972 The Groundstar Conspiracy (screenplay - as Matthew Howard)
 1971-1972 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Long Morning After: Part 2 (1972) ... (writer)
- The Long Morning After: Part 1 (1972) ... (writer)
- The Letter of the Law (1971) ... (writer)
  Bearcats! (TV Series) (13 episodes, 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1971)
- Man in a Cage (1971) ... (creator)
- The Return of Estaban (1971) ... (creator)
- The Big Guns (1971) ... (creator)
- Tiger, Tiger (1971) ... (creator)
- Bitter Flats (1971) ... (creator)
  Night Gallery (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1970)
- Midnight Never Ends/Brenda (1971) ... (teleplay - segment "Brenda", as Matthew Howard)
- The Dead Man/The Housekeeper (1970) ... (teleplay - segment "The Dead Man") / (written by - segment "The Housekeeper", as Matthew Howard)
 1971 Do You Take This Stranger? (TV Movie) (as Matthew Howard)
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Alias Smith and Jones (1971) ... (teleplay - as Matthew Howard)
 1969 The Lonely Profession (TV Movie) (novel "The Twelfth of Never")
 1968 Ice Station Zebra (screenplay)
 1966 Beau Geste (screenplay)
 1965 The Bravo Duke (TV Movie)
 1964 Kitten with a Whip (screenplay)
  Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1963) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1963)
- Seven Miles of Bad Road (1963) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1962 The Virginian (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- West (1962) ... (writer)
  Thriller (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Premature Burial (1961) ... (adaptation)
- The Hungry Glass (1961) ... (adaptation)
- The Purple Room (1960) ... (writer)
 1961 Monte Carlo (TV Movie)
 1960 Checkmate (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Murder Game (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rape of Red Sky (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Assignment: Manila (1960) ... (story)
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Last Exit (1960) ... (story)
 1960 Startime (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jeff McCleod, the Last Reb (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Laramie (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Star Trail (1959)
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Payment in Full (1959) ... (written by)
 1959 Markham (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Forty-Two on a Rope (1959) ... (written by)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hard Road (1959) ... (writer)
  Maverick (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (writer - 4 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Strange Journey of Jenny Hill (1959) ... (writer)
- Two Tickets to Ten Strike (1959) ... (writer)
- Two Beggars on Horseback (1959) ... (writer)
- Prey of the Cat (1958) ... (writer)
- Shady Deal at Sunny Acres (1958) ... (story)
 1958 Cimarron City (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Blood Line (1958) ... (written by)
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Lovely Lady, Pity Me (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1957 M Squad (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Watchdog (1957) ... (written by)
 1956-1957 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Ten Thousand Rupees (1957) ... (writer)
- The Steel Bracelet (1956) ... (writer)
- The Pawn (1956) ... (writer)
- The Regiment (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 Circus Boy (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Little Fugitive (1956) ... (written by)
- Corky and the Circus Doctor (1956) ... (written by)
- Meet Circus Boy (1956) ... (written by)
  The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series) (8 episodes, 1954 - 1956) (written by - 26 episodes, 1954 - 1956) (story - 5 episodes, 1955) (screenplay - 5 episodes, 1954 - 1955)
- Yo-o Rinty (1956) ... (written by)
- Forward Ho (1956) ... (written by)
- The Third Rider (1956) ... (written by)
- Rin Tin Tin and the Christmas Story (1955) ... (written by)
 1955-1956 Cheyenne (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Star in the Dust (1956) ... (story)
- Rendezvous at Red Rock (1956) ... (story)
- The Outlander (1955) ... (story)
 1954 Masterson of Kansas (screenplay) / (story)
 1953-1954 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes)
- To Lift a Feather (1954) ... (teleplay)
- Foggy Night (1954) ... (teleplay)
- Ride the River (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1954 Drums of Tahiti (screenplay)
 1954 Battle of Rogue River (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Monkey's Paw (1953) ... (writer)
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Heyes wrote and directed 21 successful TV pilots. He helmed some of the most memorable early episodes of the "Twilight Zone", as well as some of the best miniseries of the 70's and 80's, including "Captains and the Kings" and "North and South". See more »

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