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Emmet Lavery (1902–1986)

Emmet Lavery was born on November 8, 1902 in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA as Emmet Godfrey Lavery. He was a writer and actor, known for The Magnificent Yankee (1950), The First Legion (1951) and The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955). He was married to Genevieve E. Drislane. He died on January 1, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1999 Dialogues des Carmélites (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1984 Dialogues of the Carmelites (TV Movie)
 1975 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Prairie Lawyer (1975) ... (story)
 1965 The Magnificent Yankee (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Die erste Legion (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series) (teleplay by - 1 episode)
- The Song of Songs (1964) ... (teleplay by)
  Going My Way (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1962 - 1963) (story - 1 episode, 1963) (writer - 1 episode, 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962)
- Run, Robin, Run (1963) ... (story - written by)
- Don't Forget to Say Goodbye (1963) ... (written by)
- A Saint for Momma (1962) ... (writer)
- A Dog for Father Fitz (1962) ... (written by)
- Back to Ballymora (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Roaring Boy-O (1962) ... (story)
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Caesar and Cleopatra (1959) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Monsignores große Stunde (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (Short) (original screenplay)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Brief Music (1956) ... (play)
 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (story and screenplay)
 1955 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 Bright Road (screenplay)
 1951 The First Legion (play) / (screenplay)
 1950 The Magnificent Yankee (play) / (screenplay)
 1950 Guilty of Treason (screenplay) / (story)
 1946 Night in Paradise (adaptation)
 1943 Behind the Rising Sun (original screenplay)
 1943 Forever and a Day (writer)
 1943 Hitler's Children (screenplay)
 1942 Army Surgeon (screenplay)
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His play, "The Gentleman from Athens," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Anthony Quinn in the cast. See more »
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(1945-1947) President of the Screen Writers Guild. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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