No photo available. Represent Howard Sackler? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 49,316 this week

Howard Sackler (1929–1982)


Won a Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his play "The Great White Hope." See more trivia »


(age 52)

IMDb Picks: October

Of course the return of "The Walking Dead" is on our radar this month. See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about in IMDb Picks.

Visit IMDb Picks

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Howard Sackler's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Jaws 2
Jaws 2 Writer
The Great White Hope
Fear and Desire
Gray Lady Down


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (8 credits)
 2016/I Down River (earlier screenplay)
 1979 Saint Jack (screenplay)
 1978 Jaws 2 (written by)
 1978 Gray Lady Down (screenplay)
 1970 The Great White Hope (play) / (screenplay)
 1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream (writer)
 1955 Killer's Kiss (screenplay - uncredited)
 1953 Fear and Desire (written by)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed a myriad of top-drawer recordings for Caedmon Audio, including the Shakespeare Recording Company's series, which included such notables as Micheal & Venessa Redgrave, Paul Scofield, Sir John Gielgud, & Dame Peggy Ashcroft, among others. See more »

Did You Know?


Won Broadway's 1969 Tony Award as author of Best Play winner "The Great White Hope." See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Howard Sackler on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page