Playwright: "The People Next Door" (filmed as
The People Next Door
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[of 'Paddy Chayevsky'] Paddy was an extraordinarily good human manipulator. He knew his way around a scrap as very few writers do. Most writers, if they get into a fight or a bad situation on a movie, call their agents. But Paddy knew Hollywood and he wouldn't back down. He would go head to head with anybody -and...
Before he started writing, he boxed professionally as Tex Frontier.