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Donald Stewart (II) (1930–1999)

Donald Stewart was born on January 24, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was a writer, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994). He died on April 28, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Patriot Games
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 1997 Macon County Jail (screenplay "Jackson County Jail" - as Donald E. Stewart)
 1997 Dead Silence (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1994 Clear and Present Danger (screenplay)
 1992 Patriot Games (screenplay)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (screenplay)
 1982 Missing (screenplay)
 1981 Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story (TV Movie) (written by)
 1978 Deathsport (screenplay)
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 1983 The 55th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay

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Donald E. Stewart

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A lifelong car enthusiast, he founded and co-published "Competition" in the 1950's, a weekly car racing magazine. Prior to his screenwriting career, he also variously worked as editor of Motor Life magazine and as creative director of the Fletcher-Richards advertising agency.

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