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Millard Kaufman (1917–2009)

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Early in his Hollywood career, he fronted for blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo on the 1950 film-noir crime classic Gun Crazy (1950). In 1992 Kaufman officially requested that the Writers Guild of America West take his name off the credits and replace it with Trumbo's name. "Any time I had speaking engagements where they included that film in... See more trivia »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1978 The Nativity (TV Movie)
 1976 Police Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1975 Jackpot
 1974 Klansman (screenplay)
 1972 Living Free (screenplay)
 1965 The War Lord (screenplay)
 1962 Convicts 4 (screenplay)
 1959 Never So Few (screenplay)
 1957 Raintree County (screenplay)
 1955 Bad Day at Black Rock (screen play)
 1953 Take the High Ground! (screenplay) / (story)
 1951 Unknown World (original screenplay)
 1950 Gun Crazy (front for Dalton Trumbo)
 1950 Punchy de Leon (Short) (story)
 1949 Ragtime Bear (Short) (story)
 1947 Expanding World Relationships (Short) (story)
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(Book) "Plots and Characters: A Screenwriter on Screenwriting". Los Angeles, CA: Really Great Books, 1999. ISBN 1893329038 See more »

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Acting? Now that is a miserable profession. An awful life. Even the best of them, they sit around most of the year, not working, not doing anything. Marlon Brando once told me acting is not a job for a grown man. Even the successful ones. Like Humphrey Bogart. Who was a drinker. Very bright. A wonderful chess player. But most of the year he had nothing to do, so he drank. He was a helluva decent ... See more »

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Studied at John Hopkins University, supplementing his income by volunteering as a guinea pig for medical tests on cobra venom. After his graduation, he worked as a copy boy at the New York Daily News, then as a reporter for Newsday. See more »

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