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David Karp (I) (1922–1999)

David Karp was born on May 5, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Garrison's Gorillas (1967), The Crimebusters (1962) and The Brotherhood of the Bell (1970). He died on September 11, 1999 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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 1983 The Mississippi (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Last Voice You Hear (1983) ... (written by)
  Quincy M.E. (TV Series) (1 episode, 1977) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1983) (story - 1 episode, 1983)
- Suffer the Little Children (1983) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Law Is a Fool (1983) ... (teleplay)
- No Deadly Secret (1977) ... (as Wallace Ware)
 1982 Q.E.D. (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Infernal Device (1982) ... (written by)
  Nero Wolfe (TV Series) (1 episode, 1981) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1981)
- Murder by the Book (1981) ... (as Wallace Ware)
- The Golden Spiders (1981) ... (teleplay - as Wallace Ware)
 1978 W.E.B. (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Great Clowns (1978) ... (written by)
- Pilot: Part 2 (1978) ... (written by)
- Pilot: Part 1 (1978) ... (written by)
 1977 Hunter (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The K Group: Part 2 (1977) ... (writer)
- The K Group: Part 1 (1977) ... (writer)
- The Lysenko Syndrome (1977) ... (writer)
- Mirror Image (1977) ... (writer)
 1975 Kate McShane (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- World vs. Ackerman (1975) ... (written by)
  Archer (TV Series) (1 episode, 1975) (writer - 1 episode, 1975)
- Blood Money (1975) ... (as Wallace Ware)
- Shades of Blue (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 Winter Kill (TV Movie) (story)
  Hawkins (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (writer - 4 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (written by - 1 episode, 1973)
- Candidate for Murder (1974) ... (creator)
- Murder on the Thirteenth Floor (1974) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Murder in the Slave Trade (1974) ... (creator)
- Blood Feud (1973) ... (creator) / (writer)
- A Life for a Life (1973) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1972 The Family Rico (TV Movie)
 1970 The Brotherhood of the Bell (TV Movie)
 1970 Insight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1969 Che! (story)
  Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series) (developer - 25 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- Time Bomb (1968) ... (developer)
- The War Diamonds (1968) ... (developer)
- The Frame-Up (1968) ... (developer)
- The Plot to Kill (1968) ... (developer)
- War and Crime (1968) ... (developer)
 1968 Sol Madrid (writer)
 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Last Hunters (1968) ... (writer)
 1967 Young Rebel
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Confession (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 Slattery's People (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Last Commuter (1965) ... (writer)
- Rally Round Your Own Flag, Mister (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 I Spy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Carry Me Back to Old Tsing-Tao (1965) ... (written by)
 1965 For the People (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Competent Witness (1965) ... (story)
 1964-1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- John Marshall (1965) ... (writer)
- Charles Evans Hughes (1965) ... (writer)
- Woodrow Wilson (1965) ... (writer)
- Oscar W. Underwood (1964) ... (writer)
 1962-1965 The Defenders (TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes)
- Eyewitness (1965) ... (written by)
- The Seven Hundred Year Old Gang: Part 2 (1964) ... (written by)
- The Seven Hundred Year Old Gang: Part 1 (1964) ... (written by)
- Moment of Truth (1964) ... (written by)
- Climate of Evil (1963) ... (written by)
  Saints and Sinners (TV Series) (1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1963) (written by - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Year Joan Crawford Won the Oscar (1963) ... (writer)
- A Taste of Evil (1962) ... (written by)
  Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Potentate (1962) ... (adaptation)
- The End of a World (1961) ... (writer)
 1962 The Crimebusters (screenplay - as Wallace Ware) / (story - as Wallace Ware)
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bite of a Tiger (1961) ... (writer)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Crime and Commitment: Part 2 (1961) ... (story - teleplay)
- Crime and Commitment: Part 1 (1961) ... (story - teleplay)
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Book of Silence (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man Who Got Away (1959) ... (writer)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (script - 1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Hidden Image (1959) ... (script)
- The Plot to Kill Stalin (1958) ... (writer)
  The Untouchables (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1959) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1959)
- The George 'Bugs' Moran Story (1959) ... (written by)
- The Empty Chair (1959) ... (teleplay)
 1958 Sky King (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Circus Clown Mystery (1958) ... (screenplay)
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Brotherhood of the Bell (1958) ... (novel)
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- One (1957) ... (written by)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big Vote (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- One (1956) ... (novel)
  Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956) (written by - 1 episode, 1955)
- Good Old Charlie Faye (1956) ... (teleplay)
- One (1955) ... (written by)
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Life of the Party (1953) ... (story)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Many Happy Returns (1952) ... (adaptation)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Wrote/created the pilot for a series to be called "House of Four Keys" about adventures centered around an art gallery. See more »

Alternate Names:

Wallace Ware
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Trivia:

Graduate of Manhattan City College. Served in the Signal Corps during World War II. In addition to his numerous TV scripts, he also wrote six novels.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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