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William Templeton (1913–1973)

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Scottish playwright and screenwriter who became a pioneer contributor to early American anthology series during television's 'Golden Age'.

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 1967 The Dream World of Harrison Marks (commentary)
 1965 The Flying Swan (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Streets (1965) ... (writer)
- Trial Run (1965) ... (writer)
  Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series) (1 episode, 1962) (writer - 2 episodes, 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962)
- Sound of Murder (1962) ... (writer)
- Dead on Nine (1962) ... (teleplay) / (writer)
  The New Breed (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Torch (1962) ... (written by - as William P. Templeton)
- Cross the Little Line (1962) ... (teleplay - as William P. Templeton)
- To None a Deadly Drug (1961) ... (written by - as William P. Templeton)
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- State of Shock (1961) ... (story - as William P. Templeton)
 1961 Whiplash (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Legacy (1961) ... (written by - as Bill Templeton)
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Seat on the Fence (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Pharoah Stones (1960) ... (screenplay)
 1959-1960 Men Into Space (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Is There Another Civilization? (1960) ... (written by)
- Moonquake (1959) ... (written by)
  Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1959) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1959) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1959)
- Murder in Gratitude (1959) ... (writer)
- Perilous (1959) ... (adaptation) / (teleplay)
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Men with Triangle Heads (1959) ... (story - teleplay)
 1957-1958 Sword of Freedom (TV Series) (screenplay - 7 episodes)
- The School (1958) ... (screenplay)
- The Ship (1957) ... (screenplay)
- The Reluctant Duke (1957) ... (screenplay)
- The Marionettes (1957) ... (screenplay)
- The Eye of the Artist (1957) ... (screenplay)
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Millionth Frenchman (1957) ... (writer)
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- A Murder Is Announced (1956) ... (teleplay)
  Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (adaptation - 3 episodes, 1956)
- Madame de Treymes (1956) ... (adaptation)
- The Tell-Tale Heart (1956) ... (adaptation)
- The Bottle Imp (1956) ... (adaptation - as Bill Templeton)
 1956 1984 (screenplay - as William P. Templeton)
 1956 The Man Called X (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- For External Use Only (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Mr. Finley's Feelings (Short) (script - as Bill Templeton)
 1955 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
  Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1955) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954) (written for television by - 1 episode, 1953)
- Donovan's Brain (1955) ... (adaptation)
- Cardinal Mindszenty (1954) ... (teleplay)
- 1984 (1953) ... (written for television by)
 1950-1951 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Silent Village (1951) ... (writer)
- The Ivory Tower (1950) ... (writer)
 1950 Midnight Episode (screenplay)
 1950 Double Confession (screenplay)
 1949 The Queen's Maries (TV Movie) (radio play - as Wm. P. Templeton)
 1948 The Fallen Idol (additional dialogue)
 1946 Exercise Bowler (TV Movie) (play - as T. Atkinson)
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Alternate Names:

T. Atkinson | Bill Templeton | William P. Templeton | Wm. P. Templeton

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Scottish playwright and screenwriter who became a pioneer contributor to early American anthology series during television's 'Golden Age'.

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