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Sidney Kingsley (1906–1995)

Sidney Kingsley was born on October 22, 1906 in New York City, New York, USA as Sidney Kirshner. He was a writer, known for Detective Story (1951), Dead End (1937) and Homecoming (1948). He was married to Madge Evans. He died on March 20, 1995 in Oakland, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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 1978 Teatro estudio (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1971-1978 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (2 episodes)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1976) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1976)
- The Patriots (1976) ... (play) / (teleplay)
 1974 Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Uniforme blanco (1974)
 1972 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Histoire d'un détective (1972) ... (play - as Kingsley)
 1968 Polizeirevier 21 (TV Movie) (play "Detective Story")
 1964 Primera fila (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- El cero y el infinito (1964) ... (play)
 1963 The Patriots (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Sonnenfinsternis (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1963 Detective Story (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Darkness at Noon (1963) ... (play)
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Men in White (1960) ... (novel)
 1957 World in White (TV Movie)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Darkness at Noon (1955) ... (play)
 1951 Detective Story (based on the play by)
 1948 Homecoming (story)
 1937 Dead End (based upon the play by)
 1934 Men in White (from the play by)
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 1989 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1951 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.30 (1951) ... Himself

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Stage: His play, "Detective Story," was performed at the Strawdog Theatre Company in Chicago, IL. Shade Murray was director and Ray Vicek was scenic designer. See more »

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Served in the U.S. Army during World War II, attaining the rank of lieutenant. See more »

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