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Alan Sharp (I) (1934–2013)

Alan Sharp was born on January 12, 1934 in Alyth, Perth and Kinross, Scotland. He was a writer and producer, known for Rob Roy (1995), Night Moves (1975) and The Osterman Weekend (1983). He was married to Harriet Sharp and Beryl Bainbridge. He died on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2010 Ben Hur (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... (writer)
 2008 My Talks with Dean Spanley (written by)
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Fifth Quarter (2006) ... (teleplay)
 2006 Avenger (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2004 While I Was Gone (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2004 Reversible Errors (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2002 Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1998 Little Girl Fly Away (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1995 Rob Roy (screenplay)
 1994 Betrayed by Love (TV Movie) (written by)
 1993 The Last Hit (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1990 Descending Angel (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1990 Love and Lies (TV Movie) (written by)
 1989 The Edge (TV Movie)
 1983 The Osterman Weekend (screenplay)
 1982 Coming Out of the Ice (TV Movie)
 1977 Damnation Alley (screenplay)
 1975 Night Moves (written by)
 1974 Billy Two Hats (written by)
 1972 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Female Instinct (1972) ... (story - uncredited)
 1972 Ulzana's Raid (written by)
 1971 The Last Run (original screenplay)
 1970 Play for Today (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Long Distance Piano Player (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Sound from the Sea (1970) ... (writer)
 1965 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Knight in Tarnished Armour (1965) ... (writer)
 1963 First Night (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Funny Noises with Their Mouths (1963) ... (writer)
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If there's a story you like, just write it up and see how it feels. It's not illegal until you do something with it...Persevere!


Was married four times, and had six children and two stepsons. See more »

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