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Frank Tarloff (1916–1999)

Oscar-winning Hollywood screenwriter, blacklisted during the so-called McCarthy era in the 1950's. See full bio »

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 1995 Silk Stalkings (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Brother's Keeper (1995) ... (story - as David Adler)
 1987 CBS Storybreak (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
- Jeffrey's Ghost (1987) ... (book - as David Adler)
 1978 A Guide for the Married Woman (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 1976 The Practice (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Jules Takes a Partner (1976) ... (teleplay)
 1975 The Jeffersons (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- George's First Vacation (1975) ... (written by)
- Like Father, Like Son? (1975) ... (written by)
 1972 Captain Newman, M.D. (TV Movie) (creator)
  Shirley's World (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1971) (original story - 1 episode, 1971)
- A Girl Like You (1971) ... (creator)
- A Mother's Touch (1971) ... (creator)
- A Hell of an Engineer (1971) ... (creator)
- To Dream the Improbable Dream (1971) ... (creator)
- The Lovers (1971) ... (creator)
 1971 Make Room for Granddaddy (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Will the Real Diana Please Stand Up? (1971) ... (teleplay - as David Adler)
 1970 My World and Welcome to It (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Dear Is a Four Letter Word (1970) ... (written by)
 1969 Once You Kiss a Stranger... (writer)
 1968 The Secret War of Harry Frigg (screenplay) / (story)
 1967 A Guide for the Married Man (book) / (screenplay)
 1967 The Double Man (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1964 Father Goose (screenplay)
 1958-1962 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (written by - 18 episodes)
- The Ould Sod (1962) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- Casanova Tonoose (1962) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- A Baby for Charley (1962) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- Linda Runs Away (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- Danny and the Hoodlums (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
 1960-1962 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)
- A Medal for Opie (1962) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- Opie and the Bully (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- Ellie Saves a Female (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- Andy and Opie, Housekeepers (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- Andy Saves Barney's Morale (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
 1961-1962 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Curious Thing About Women (1962) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- Sally Is a Girl (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- To Tell or Not to Tell (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
  The Real McCoys (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (written by - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- The City Boy (1961) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- How to Discover Oil (1960) ... (as David Adler)
- You Can't Always Be a Hero (1958) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- When a Fellow Needs a Friend (1958) ... (writer)
 1960 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Love's Sweet Awakening (1960) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- The Gossip (1960) ... (written by - as David Adler)
- The Free Soul (1960) ... (written by - as David Adler)
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Princess (1960) ... (writer)
 1953 I Married Joan (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Model (1953) ... (writer)
- The Stamp (1953) ... (writer)
 1951 Behave Yourself! (story)
 1943 Campus Rhythm (additional dialogue)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1969, he served as executive producer for an unsold sitcom pilot for ABC called "A Guide for the Married Man." Based on the 1967 film of the same name, the pilot starred Hal Buckley and Tony Roberts. See more »

Alternate Names:

David Adler
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Trivia:

Was good friends with Carl Reiner. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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