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David Rayfiel (1923–2011)

David Rayfiel was born on September 9, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Firm (1993), Three Days of the Condor (1975) and Sabrina (1995). He was married to Lynne Schwarzenbek, Maureen Stapleton and Lila Garrett. He died on June 22, 2011 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

The Firm
The Firm Writer
(1993)
Sabrina
Sabrina Writer
(1995)
'Round Midnight
(1986)

Filmography

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 1995 Sabrina (screenplay)
 1994 Intersection (screenplay)
 1993 The Firm (screenplay)
 1990/I Havana (screenplay)
 1986 The Morning After (uncredited)
 1986 'Round Midnight (screenplay)
 1981 Absence of Malice (uncredited)
 1980 Death Watch
 1979 The Electric Horseman (uncredited)
 1976 Lipstick (screenplay)
 1975 Three Days of the Condor (screenplay)
 1974 Columbo (TV Series) (teleplay by - 1 episode)
- Swan Song (1974) ... (teleplay by)
 1973 The Way We Were (additional writer - uncredited)
 1972-1973 Night Gallery (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Whisper (1973) ... (teleplay)
- She'll Be Company for You (1972) ... (teleplay)
 1972 Jeremiah Johnson (uncredited)
 1971 Valdez Is Coming (screenplay)
 1969 Castle Keep (screenplay)
 1966 This Property Is Condemned (uncredited)
 1965 The Slender Thread (uncredited)
 1963-1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Back to Back (1965) ... (writer)
- The Fliers (1965) ... (writer)
- Something About Lee Wiley (1963) ... (writer)
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Watchman (1964) ... (writer)
 1963 Channing (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- A Window on the War (1963) ... (written by)
- A Patron Saint for the Cargo Cult (1963) ... (written by)
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hear the Mellow Wedding Bells (1962) ... (writer)
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Glory That Was Meister (1956) ... (writer)
 1955 Norby (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Promotion (1955) ... (written by)
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(March 9 to April 2, 1967) His play, "Nathan Weinstein's Daughter," was performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Jane Singer (Rachel Weinstein); Lenny Baker (Arnold Rose); Bryan E. Clark (Nathan Weinstein); Paul Watson (Dr. Lance Augenblick); Mary Kent Wilson (a patient); Jo Deodato... See more »

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I don't think I have a strong sense of story [but] a moment when people speak, I know when it's strong and when it's not. See more »

Trivia:

His father, Leo F. Rayfiel, was a Democratic congressman and New York state district court judge. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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