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Sidney Sheldon (1917–2007)

Sheldon was born in Chicago on February 17, 1917. He began writing as a youngster and at the age of ten he made his first sale of a poem for $10. During the Depression, he worked at a variety of jobs and while attending Northwestern University he contributed short plays to drama groups. At seventeen, he decided to try his luck in Hollywood. The ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Jeannie Aur Juju (TV Series) (based on the series created by - 14 episodes)
- Aviation Recession: Mission Overdraft Part 4 (2012) ... (based on the series created by)
- Aviation Recession: Mission Overdraft Part 3 (2012) ... (based on the series created by)
- Aviation Recession: Mission Overdraft Part 2 (2012) ... (based on the series created by)
- Aviation Recession - Mission Overdraft Part 1 (2012) ... (based on the series created by)
- Jeannie Tries to Be a Modern Working Girl - Part 2 (2012) ... (based on the series created by)
 1996 Hart to Hart: Till Death Do Us Hart (TV Movie) (creator)
 1996 Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season (TV Movie) (creator)
 1995 Hart to Hart: Two Harts in 3/4 Time (TV Movie) (creator)
 1995 Nothing Lasts Forever (TV Movie) (book)
 1994 Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die (TV Movie) (creator)
 1994 Hart to Hart: Crimes of the Hart (TV Movie) (creator)
 1994 Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is (TV Movie) (created by)
 1993 Hart to Hart Returns (TV Movie) (based on characters created by)
 1993 A Stranger in the Mirror (TV Movie) (novel)
 1992 Zvezda sherifa (novel)
 1992 The Sands of Time (TV Movie) (novel)
 1991 Memories of Midnight (TV Movie)
 1991 I Still Dream of Jeannie (TV Movie) (characters)
 1988 Windmills of the Gods (TV Movie) (novel)
 1986 Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (TV Movie) (characters)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode)
- Need to Know/Red Snow (1986) ... (based on the short story by - segment "Need to Know")
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series) (based on the book by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (based on the book by)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (based on the book by)
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... (based on the book by)
 1985 I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later (TV Movie) (characters)
 1984 The Naked Face (novel)
  Hart to Hart (TV Series) (107 episodes, 1979 - 1984) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1979) (story - 1 episode, 1979)
- Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1984) ... (creator)
- Always, Elizabeth (1984) ... (creator)
- Larsen's Last Jump (1984) ... (creator)
- Slam Dunk (1984) ... (creator)
- The Shooting (1984) ... (creator)
 1984 Master of the Game (TV Mini-Series) (book "Master of the Game" - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (book "Master of the Game")
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (book "Master of the Game")
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (book "Master of the Game")
 1983 Rage of Angels (TV Movie) (novel)
 1979 Bloodline (novel)
  Nancy (TV Series) (9 episodes, 1970) (writer - 8 episodes, 1970 - 1971)
- A Girl's Best Friend (1971) ... (creator) / (writer - as Christopher Golato)
- Budget, Budget, Who's Got the Budget? (1970) ... (creator) / (writer - as Mark Rowane)
- Never Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth (1970) ... (creator)
- Boys' Night Out (1970) ... (creator)
- A Case of Spring Fever (1970) ... (creator) / (writer - as Mark Rowane)
  I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series) (83 episodes, 1965 - 1970) (written by - 54 episodes, 1965 - 1969) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1966) (story - 1 episode, 1966)
- My Master, the Chili King (1970) ... (creator)
- One Jeannie Beats Four of a Kind (1970) ... (creator)
- Hurricane Jeannie (1970) ... (creator)
- An Astronaut in Sheep's Clothing (1970) ... (creator)
- Eternally Yours, Jeannie (1970) ... (creator)
 1968 Shadow on the Land (TV Movie) (creator)
  The Patty Duke Show (TV Series) (48 episodes, 1963 - 1966) (written by - 57 episodes, 1963 - 1966)
- Do a Brother a Favor (1966) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Invisible Boy (1966) ... (creator)
- Fiancee for a Day (1966) ... (creator)
- Three Little Kittens (1966) ... (creator)
- Don't Bank on It (1966) ... (creator)
 1962 Billy Rose's Jumbo (screenplay)
 1961 All in a Night's Work (screenplay)
 1958 Colgate Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Adventures of a Model (1958) ... (written by)
 1956 Pardners (screenplay)
 1956 The Birds and the Bees (screenplay)
 1956 Anything Goes
 1955 You're Never Too Young (screenplay)
  Stage 7 (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1955)
- Tiger at Noon (1955) ... (screenplay) / (story)
 1953 Dream Wife (writer)
 1953 Remains to Be Seen (screenplay)
 1952 Just This Once (screenplay)
 1951 Rich, Young and Pretty (screenplay)
 1951 No Questions Asked (screenplay)
 1951 Three Guys Named Mike (screenplay)
 1950 Annie Get Your Gun (screenplay)
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio (screenplay)
 1949 The Barkleys of Broadway (contributor to screen play - uncredited)
 1948 Easter Parade (screenplay)
 1947 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (original story and screen play)
 1942 She's in the Army (original screenplay)
 1942 Fly-By-Night (story)
 1941 Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case (original screenplay)
 1941 Borrowed Hero (original story)
 1941 Dangerous Lady (uncredited)
 1941 Gambling Daughters (story)
 1941 South of Panama (story and screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Other Side of Midnight" (filmed as The Other Side of Midnight (1977)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Allan Devon | Christopher Golato | Mark Rowane
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Trivia:

Won a screen-writing Oscar for The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947). See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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