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Joseph Wambaugh

Joseph Wambaugh was born on January 22, 1937 in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on The Onion Field (1979), Echoes in the Darkness (1987) and The Black Marble (1980). See full bio »

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 1993 Fugitive Nights: Danger in the Desert (TV Movie) (book) / (screenplay)
 1987 Echoes in the Darkness (TV Movie) (based upon the book by) / (teleplay)
 1984 The Glitter Dome (TV Movie) (novel)
 1980 Police Story: Confessions of a Lady Cop (TV Movie) (creator)
 1980 The Black Marble (novel) / (screenplay)
 1979 The Onion Field (book) / (screenplay)
 1973-1979 Police Story (TV Series) (creator - 96 episodes)
- A Cry for Justice (1979) ... (creator)
- A Chance to Live (1978) ... (creator)
- No Margin for Error (1978) ... (creator)
- The Broken Badge (1978) ... (creator)
- Day of Terror... Night of Fear (1978) ... (creator)
 1977 The Choirboys (novel) / (screenplay - uncredited)
  The Blue Knight (TV Series) (novel - 24 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (novel "The Blue Knight" - 1 episode, 1975)
- The Man (1976) ... (novel)
- Death Echo (1976) ... (novel)
- A Matter of Justice (1976) ... (novel)
- Throwaway (1976) ... (novel)
 1973 The Blue Knight (TV Movie) (novel)
 1972 The New Centurions (novel)
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Other Works:

Nonfiction book: Lines and Shadows (1984) See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »
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Trivia:

Was an LAPD officer for several years before turning into a novelist. He was still on the force when two of his books, The New Centurions and The Blue Knight, were released He decided to quit the force because too many people recognized him when he was on duty.

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Joe

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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