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Henry Slesar (1927–2002)

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Advertiser-turned-author who wrote hundreds of short stories, many under the pseudonym O.H. Leslie. He is best known for his mysteries. See more trivia »

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 2012 Chapeau (Short)
 2002 Heartbreak Hospital (novel "Murder at Heartbreak Hospital") / (screenplay)
 2000 Die Prüfung (Short) (short story "Examination day")
 1997 Der große Lacher (Short) (story)
 1997 Park Hotel Stern (TV Series)
 1996 The Maddening (screenplay)
 1993 Il sorvegliante (Short) (story)
 1992 Seduction: Three Tales from the 'Inner Sanctum' (TV Movie) (magazine story "Museum Piece" - segment "Sacrifice for Love") / (magazine story "The Substitute" - segment "Fallguy")
 1988 Kaitô Ruby (story)
  Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (story and original teleplay - 1 episode, 1985)
- Pen Pal (1988) ... (story - as Henry Sleasar)
- Deadly Honeymoon (1986) ... (story)
- The Right Kind of Medicine (1986) ... (story)
- Pilot (1985) ... (story and original teleplay - segment "Incident in a Small Jail")
 1984-1986 Capitol (TV Series) (head writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 17 January 1986 (1986) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 15 April 1985 (1985) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 21 November 1984 (1984) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 1 November 1984 (1984) ... (head writer)
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode)
- Examination Day/A Message from Charity (1985) ... (based on the short story by - segment "Examination Day")
  Krimistunde (TV Series) (1 episode, 1983) (stories - 2 episodes, 1982 - 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1982)
- Geschichten nach Henry Slesar (1985) ... (stories)
- Episode #1.8 (1983)
- Geschichten von Henry Slesar (1982) ... (stories)
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... (writer)
 1985 Het bloed kruipt (TV Series) (story - 11 episodes)
- De gesloten deur (1985) ... (story)
- De een z'n dood (1985) ... (story)
- Correspondentievriend (1985) ... (story)
- Verstoorde illusie (1985) ... (story)
- De verzoeking (1985) ... (story)
 1981-1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 6 episodes)
- I Like It Here in Wilmington (1984) ... (story)
- The Dirty Detail (1984) ... (story)
- The Memory Man (1983) ... (story)
- Light Fingers (1982) ... (story)
- Operation Safecrack (1982) ... (story)
 1983 Der Tod kommt durch die Tür (TV Movie) (novel "The Thing at the Door")
  The Edge of Night (TV Series) (head writer - 40 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1979) (story - 1 episode, 1979) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1979)
- Episode #1.6234 (1980) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.6233 (1980) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.6221 (1980) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.6220 (1980) ... (head writer)
- Episode #1.6215 (1980) ... (head writer)
 1979 Parole Chicago (TV Series) (novel "Ruby Martinson - Geschichten vom größten erfolglosen Verbrecher der Welt" - 13 episodes)
- Eine schnelle Reichsmark (1979) ... (novel "Ruby Martinson - Geschichten vom größten erfolglosen Verbrecher der Welt")
- Der Kommissionsverkauf (1979) ... (novel "Ruby Martinson - Geschichten vom größten erfolglosen Verbrecher der Welt")
- Das Geburtstagsgeschenk (1979) ... (novel "Ruby Martinson - Geschichten vom größten erfolglosen Verbrecher der Welt")
- Der ganz große Kunstraub (1979) ... (novel "Ruby Martinson - Geschichten vom größten erfolglosen Verbrecher der Welt")
- Die Uhr des Chefs (1979) ... (novel "Ruby Martinson - Geschichten vom größten erfolglosen Verbrecher der Welt")
 1978 Vorhang auf, wir spielen Mord (TV Movie) (novel)
 1977 Sanfter Schrecken (TV Movie)
 1976 Executive Suite (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Re: The Trap (1976) ... (writer)
- Re: The Secret (1976) ... (writer)
 1974 McMillan & Wife (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Reunion in Terror (1974) ... (story)
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Half a Death (1972) ... (writer)
 1970 Somerset (TV Series) (head writer - 1971-1973)
 1969 Honeymoon with a Stranger (TV Movie)
  The Name of the Game (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (written by - 1 episode, 1969)
- Laurie Marie (1969) ... (story) / (written by)
 1969 Here Come the Brides (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Next Week, East Lynne (1969) ... (written by)
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series) (co-head writer)
 1968 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Frame-Up (1968) ... (writer)
  Run for Your Life (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1966) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1967) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Assassin (1967) ... (written by)
- The Grotenberg Mask (1966) ... (writer)
- The Sex Object (1966) ... (writer)
- The Day Time Stopped (1966) ... (writer)
 1966 Batman (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Ma Parker (1966) ... (written by)
- The Greatest Mother of Them All (1966) ... (written by)
  The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1966) (written by - 1 episode, 1965)
- The Round Table Affair (1966) ... (story)
- The Bridge of Lions Affair: Part 1 (1966) ... (story)
- The Virtue Affair (1965) ... (written by)
 1965 Two on a Guillotine (screenplay) / (story)
  The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 5 episodes, 1962 - 1964) (story - 3 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (story and teleplay - 3 episodes, 1962 - 1964) (written by - 1 episode, 1963)
- Isabel (1964) ... (teleplay)
- The Second Verdict (1964) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Who Needs an Enemy? (1964) ... (story)
- Behind the Locked Door (1964) ... (story and teleplay)
- Starring the Defense (1963) ... (story and teleplay)
 1964 The Eyes of Annie Jones (story)
  Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on a short story by - 1 episode, 1964) (based on a short story "The Old Man" by - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross (1964) ... (based on a short story by)
- The Old Man in the Cave (1963) ... (based on a short story "The Old Man" by)
  Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 24 episodes, 1957 - 1962) (teleplay - 17 episodes, 1960 - 1962) (screenplay - 3 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (short story - 3 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (teleplay and story - 2 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1961) (story and teleplay - 1 episode, 1960) (story "The Day of the Execution" - 1 episode, 1957)
- First Class Honeymoon (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Opportunity (1962) ... (teleplay)
- Most Likely to Succeed (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Matched Pearl (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Kerry Blue (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man in the Mirror (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 Markham (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Cry from the Penthouse (1960) ... (story)
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Symbol of Authority (1959) ... (story)
 1958 TV Teatro (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bons Amigos (1958)
 1958 Terror from the Year 5000 (story "Bottle Baby" - uncredited)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series) (head writer)

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Henry Sleasar
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Died on the 46th anniversary of the premieres of "The Edge of Night" and "As the World Turns". See more »

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