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J.P. Miller (I) (1919–2001)

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Before he started writing, he boxed professionally as Tex Frontier.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 1989 I Know My First Name Is Steven (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1980 Gauguin the Savage (TV Movie)
 1976 Helter Skelter (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1976 The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (TV Movie) (as JP Miller)
 1972 Your Money or Your Wife (TV Movie)
 1970 The People Next Door (based upon an original story by) / (screenplay)
 1968 CBS Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The People Next Door (1968) ... (writer)
 1964 Behold a Pale Horse (screenplay)
 1962 Days of Wine and Roses (written by - as JP Miller)
 1961 The Young Savages (screenplay - as JP Miller)
 1959 The Rabbit Trap (writer)
 1958-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Ding-A-Ling Girl (1959) ... (writer)
- Days of Wine and Roses (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- A Boy Called Ciske (1958) ... (adaptation)
 1957 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Catamaran (1956)
 1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Undiscovered Country (1956) ... (writer)
  The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1954) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1955) (writer - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Pardon-Me Boy (1955) ... (teleplay)
- The Catamaran (1954) ... (writer)
- Somebody Special (1954)
 1954-1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Rabbit Trap (1955) ... (writer)
- Old Tasselfoot (1954) ... (writer)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Yellow Jack (1955) ... (adaptation)
 1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Polecat Shakedown (1953) ... (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Playwright: "The People Next Door" (filmed as The People Next Door (1970))

Alternate Names:

JP Miller
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Personal Quote:

[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, at the same time, he had this incredible writer's sensibility. That's a rare ... See more »

Trivia:

Before he started writing, he boxed professionally as Tex Frontier.

Nickname:

Pappy

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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