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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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  Charlie's Angels (characters) (announced)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (television series)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (TV series)
 1981 The Legend of the Lone Ranger (screenplay)
 1975 Diagnosis: Murder (written by)
 1970 The Lawyer (teleplay)
 1964 Affetmeyen kadin (play "Portrait in Black")
 1960 Midnight Lace (screenplay)
 1960 Portrait in Black (based upon the play by) / (screenplay)
 1959 Shake Hands with the Devil (writer)
 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 (from an original story by)
 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)
 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)
Show Show Writer: TV (17 credits)
Show Show Writer: Short (5 credits)
Show Show Producer: TV (7 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous: TV (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Co-wrote the teleplay for a pilot for an NBC sitcom called "Tell Aggie" which starred Marlyn Mason as a advice show host. See more »

Alternate Names:

Ivan Goff | Blake Ritchie | Ben Roberts

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Usually worked in collaboration with Ivan Goff. See more »

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