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Ben Roberts (I) (1916–1984)

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Graduated from New York University and for some time headed his own public-relations counseling firm, as well writing comedy material for Broadway shows. See more trivia »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2011 Charlie's Angels (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- They Are Not Saints (2011) ... (creator)
- Royal Angels (2011) ... (creator)
- Black Hat Angels (2011) ... (creator)
- Angels in Paradise (2011) ... (creator)
- Angels in Chains (2011) ... (creator)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (television series)
 2001 C.A.T.S (TV Series) (creators)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (TV series)
  Charlie's Angels (TV Series) (109 episodes, 1976 - 1981) (written by - 1 episode, 1976)
- Let Our Angel Live (1981) ... (creator)
- Mr. Galaxy (1981) ... (creator)
- Angel on a Roll (1981) ... (creator)
- Attack Angels (1981) ... (creator)
- Stuntwomen Angels (1981) ... (creator)
 1981 Nero Wolfe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sweet Revenge (1981) ... (writer)
 1981 The Legend of the Lone Ranger (screenplay)
 1979 Time Express (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Rodeo/Cop (1979) ... (creator)
- The Copy-Writer/The Figure Skater (1979) ... (creator)
- Garbage Man/Doctor's Wife (1979) ... (creator)
 1976 The Killer Who Wouldn't Die (TV Movie) (story)
 1975 Diagnosis: Murder (written by)
  Mannix (TV Series) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 1970 - 1975) (written by - 3 episodes, 1969) (story - 1 episode, 1974)
- Search for a Dead Man (1975) ... (teleplay)
- The Survivor Who Wasn't (1974) ... (story)
- Walk a Double Line (1974) ... (teleplay)
- Search in the Dark (1973) ... (teleplay - as Blake Ritchie)
- Silent Target (1973) ... (teleplay)
 1970 The Lawyer (teleplay)
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series) (16 episodes)
- Welcome Home, Jerry Stanley (1969) ... (creator)
- The Shortest Courtship (1969) ... (creator)
- Kidnap (1969) ... (creator)
- Casino (1969) ... (creator)
- Computer Murder (1969) ... (creator)
 1968 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Pal Tony (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Ironside (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Force of Arms (1968) ... (teleplay)
 1967 Three for Danger (TV Movie)
 1966 The Second Sin (co-screenplay)
 1966 Preview Tonight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pursue and Destroy (1966) ... (writer)
  The Rogues (TV Series) (28 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1965) (writer - 1 episode, 1964)
- A Daring Step Backward (1965) ... (creator)
- Mr. White's Christmas (1965) ... (creator)
- Grave Doubts (1965) ... (creator)
- Wherefore Art Thou, Harold? (1965) ... (creator)
- Our Men in Marawat (1965) ... (creator)
 1964 Affetmeyen kadin (play "Portrait in Black")
 1960 Midnight Lace (screenplay)
 1960 Portrait in Black (based upon the play by) / (screenplay)
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Inside Man (1960) ... (screenplay)
 1959 Shake Hands with the Devil (writer)
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Portrait in Black (1957) ... (play)
 1957 Band of Angels (screenplay)
 1956 Serenade (screenplay)
 1954 Green Fire (written by)
 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles (screenplay)
 1953 White Witch Doctor (writer)
 1952 Full House (screen play - segment "The Last Leaf")
 1952 Glory at Sea (story)
 1951 Come Fill the Cup (screen play)
 1951 Goodbye, My Fancy (screenplay)
 1951 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (screenplay)
 1950 Backfire (screenplay)
 1949 Prejudice (screenplay)
 1949 White Heat (screen play)
 1944 Love Your Landlord (Short) (story)
 1942 Two for the Money (Short) (screenplay)
 1942 Fly-By-Night (story)
 1941 Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case (original screenplay)
 1941 Borrowed Hero (original story)
 1941 Gambling Daughters (story)
 1941 South of Panama (story and screenplay)
 1939 Crime Rave (Short) (writer)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Co-wrote a pilot for a proposed TV series called "Dateline" (aka "Dateline: San Francisco") which starred Rod Taylor as a San Francisco-based newspaper columnist. The pilot cost $200,000 and was shot on location. See more »

Alternate Names:

Ivan Goff | Blake Ritchie | Ben Roberts
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Trivia:

Graduated from New York University and for some time headed his own public-relations counseling firm, as well writing comedy material for Broadway shows. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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