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Peter Maas (1929–2001)

Peter Maas wrote about crooks and cops, about people's corruption and integrity. His subjects were often real people and his stories unrelentingly factual. He grew up in the Hamilton Heights area on the upper west side of New York City. His community largely comprised an ethnic melding of German, Jewish, and Irish families. He himself descended ... See full bio »

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 2001 Submerged (TV Movie) (book "The Terrible Hours")
 1991 In a Child's Name (TV Movie) (book)
 1985 Marie (book "Marie: A True Story")
 1978 King of the Gypsies (book)
  Serpico (TV Series) (novel - 15 episodes, 1976 - 1977) (book - 1 episode, 1976)
- One Long Tomorrow (1977) ... (novel)
- The Party of Your Choice (1977) ... (novel)
- Sanctuary (1977) ... (novel)
- Danger Zone (1976) ... (novel)
- The Serbian Connection (1976) ... (novel)
 1973 Serpico (book)
 1972 The Valachi Papers (novel)
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 2013 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Serpico (2013) ... (in memory of)
 2001 Oz (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Orpheus Descending (2001) ... (special thanks)
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 2010 Pownews (TV Series)
- Episode #1.14 (2010) ... Himself
 2007-2008 Mobsters (TV Series)
Himself - Author: 'The Valachi Papers' / Himself
- Joseph 'The Rat' Valachi (2008) ... Himself - Author: 'The Valachi Papers'
- Frank Costello (2007) ... Himself
 2004-2005 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Joseph the Rat Valachi (2004) ... Himself
 2001 Oz (TV Series)
- Orpheus Descending (2001) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1998 Robert F. Kennedy: A Memoir (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
- All Is Bright (1997) ... Himself
 1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 4 June 1973 (1973) ... Himself
 1969 Frost on Saturday (TV Series)
- Crime (1969) ... Himself
 1969 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.20 (1969) ... Himself

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