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Irving Ravetch (1920–2010)

Irving Ravetch was born on November 14, 1920 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Irving Dover Ravetch. He was a writer and producer, known for Hud (1963), The Cowboys (1972) and Norma Rae (1979). He was married to Harriet Frank Jr.. He died on September 19, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1990 Stanley & Iris (screenplay)
 1985 Murphy's Romance (screenplay)
 1981 Norma Rae (TV Movie) (characters)
 1979 Norma Rae (screenplay)
 1974 The Spikes Gang (screenplay)
 1974 Conrack
 1972 The Carey Treatment (screenplay - as James P. Bonner)
 1972 The Cowboys (screenplay)
 1969 The Reivers (writer)
 1968 House of Cards (as James P. Bonner)
 1967 Hombre (screenplay)
 1966 Baby Makes Three (TV Movie)
 1965 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Long Hot Summer (1965) ... (screenplay)
 1963 Hud (screenplay)
 1960 The Dark at the Top of the Stairs (screenplay)
 1960 Home from the Hill (screenplay)
 1959 The Sound and the Fury (screenplay)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer (screenplay)
 1955 Run for Cover (story)
 1955 Ten Wanted Men (story)
 1953 The Lone Hand (story)
 1951 Vengeance Valley (screenplay)
 1950 The Outriders (screenplay) / (story)
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