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Robert Van Scoyk (1928–2002)

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In 1979, won the Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

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  Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) (written by - 21 episodes, 1984 - 1996) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1986 - 1996)
- What You Don't Know Can Kill You (1996) ... (written by)
- Something Foul in Flappieville (1996) ... (teleplay)
- Unwilling Witness (1995) ... (written by)
- Home Care (1995) ... (written by)
- Wheel of Death (1994) ... (written by)
  Columbo (TV Series) (1 episode, 1991) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1992) (written by - 1 episode, 1978)
- No Time to Die (1992) ... (teleplay by)
- Death Hits the Jackpot (1991) ... (uncredited)
- Murder Under Glass (1978) ... (written by)
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Celebrity (1984) ... (story)
 1984 Mama Malone (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Father Romeo (1984) ... (written by)
 1983 Baby Makes Five (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Matchmakers (1983) ... (written by)
 1983 Trauma Center (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Smash- Up (1983)
 1982 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Three Minus Two (1982) ... (writer)
  Love, Sidney (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1981) (written by - 1 episode, 1981)
- Fiddler Under the Roof (1981) ... (teleplay)
- The Party (1981) ... (written by)
 1979-1980 Young Maverick (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Dead Man's Hand: Part 2 (1980) ... (writer)
- Dead Man's Hand: Part 1 (1979) ... (writer)
- Hearts O' Gold (1979) ... (writer)
  Flying High (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1979)
- Eye Opener (1979) ... (written by)
- Fun Flight (1979) ... (teleplay)
- High Rollers (1978) ... (written by)
- A Hairy Yak Plays Musical Chairs Eagerly (1978) ... (written by)
  Rafferty (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1977) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1977)
- Death Out of a Blue Sky (1977) ... (written by)
- The Narrow Thread (1977) ... (teleplay)
 1976-1977 All's Fair (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- The Jailbirds: Part 1 (1977) ... (written by)
- In Name Only (1977) ... (written by)
- Love and Marriage: Part 1 (1977) ... (written by)
- True Confessions (1976) ... (written by)
- Weekend (1976) ... (written by)
  Ellery Queen (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (written by - 2 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (story editor - 1 episode, 1976)
- The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman (1976) ... (story editor)
- The Adventure of the Blunt Instrument (1975) ... (teleplay)
- The Adventure of the Comic Book Crusader (1975) ... (written by)
 1975 Baretta (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Nobody in a Nothing Place (1975) ... (teleplay)
  Banacek (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1973 - 1974) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1973)
- Rocket to Oblivion (1974) ... (writer)
- The Three Million Dollar Piracy (1973) ... (teleplay)
- No Stone Unturned (1973) ... (teleplay)
 1973 If I Had a Million (TV Movie)
 1973 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Death Is Only a Side Effect (1973) ... (story)
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Night Life (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 Hernandez (TV Movie) (creator)
 1973 Cannon (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Dead Samaritan (1973) ... (story - as Robert van Scoyk)
  The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1972) (story - 1 episode, 1972)
- An Inalienable Right to Die (1972) ... (teleplay)
- Five Days in the Death of Sgt. Brown: Part II (1972) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  Ironside (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1972) (story - 1 episode, 1971)
- The Priest Killer (1971) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Light at the End of the Journey (1967) ... (teleplay)
 1972 Nichols (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Eddie Joe (1972) ... (story)
 1971 Sarge (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Quicksilver (1971) ... (teleplay)
  The Virginian (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes, 1968 - 1971) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1969 - 1971)
- The Angus Killer (1971) ... (teleplay)
- The Politician (1971) ... (writer)
- Gun Quest (1970) ... (writer)
- The Gift (1970) ... (writer)
- Train of Darkness (1970) ... (writer)
 1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Outspoken Silence (1971) ... (written by)
 1970 Men at Law (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Emancipation of Bessie Gray (1970) ... (writer)
 1968 Kiss Me Kate (TV Movie) (television adaptation)
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Screaming Woman (1967) ... (written by)
 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Rebels (1967) ... (written by)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hands of Corbin Claybrooke (1966) ... (writer)
 1965-1966 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Only Game in Town (1966) ... (writer)
- A Horse Called Destiny (1966) ... (writer)
- Dead End on Flugel Street (1965) ... (writer)
- Never Bet on Anything That Talks (1965) ... (writer)
  The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1965) (writer - 2 episodes, 1964)
- Where There's Smoke (1965) ... (as Rovert van Scoyk)
- The Patient Nurse (1965) ... (as Robert van Scoyk)
- White on White (1964) ... (writer)
- Nurse Is a Feminine Noun (1964) ... (writer)
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Between the Rats and the Finks (1964) ... (as Rovert van Scoyk)
  East Side/West Side (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (written by - 1 episode, 1964)
- Nothing But the Half Truth (1964) ... (writer)
- The Beatnik and the Politician (1964) ... (written by)
- You Can't Beat the System (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Old Lady Ironsides (1963) ... (written by)
  Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 1960 - 1963) (written by - 3 episodes, 1962 - 1963)
- Project: Pied Piper (1963) ... (writer)
- The Journey of Poh Lin (1963) ... (written by)
- The Journey of Poh Lin (1963) ... (written by)
- Smash Up (1962) ... (writer)
- Assignment: Teenage Junkies (1962) ... (written by)
  Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1963) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1963)
- The Presidential Itch (1963) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1961 Margie (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Jazz Band (1961) ... (written by)
 1961 'Way Out (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hush-Hush (1961) ... (writer)
  The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (adaptation - 5 episodes, 1958 - 1961) (writer - 2 episodes, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- Famous (1961) ... (adaptation)
- The Yum Yum Girl (1960) ... (teleplay)
- Girl in the Gold Bathtub (1960) ... (writer)
- Queen of the Orange Bowl (1960) ... (writer)
- A Taste of Champagne (1959) ... (adaptation)
  The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (writer - 2 episodes, 1961) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Beginning (1961) ... (writer)
- The Wedding (1961)
- Always April (1961) ... (writer)
- The Elopement (1960) ... (teleplay)
- Secret Admirer (1960)
  The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- Dobie's Navy Blues (1960) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1959 The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Goldie Goes Broke (1959) ... (written by)
 1958 Ivanhoe (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Masked Bandits (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Battle for Wednesday Night (1958) ... (writer)
 1954 The Imogene Coca Show (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Littlest Revue. Musical. Sketches by: Nat Hiken, Billy Friedberg, Eudora Welty, Mike Stewart, George Baxt, Bud McCreery, Allan Manings and Robert Van Scoyk. Music by Ogden Nash and Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Ogden Nash and Vernon Duke. Additional music and lyrics by John Latouche, Sheldon Harnick, Lee Adams, Charles Strouse, ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Van Scoyk | Robert van Scoyk | Rovert van Scoyk
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Trivia:

In 1979, won the Edgar Allan Poe Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

Star Sign:

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