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Cornell Woolrich (1903–1968)

Prolific mystery writer Cornell Woolrich was born in New York City, but his parents separated when he was young and he spent much of his childhood in Latin America with his father. Then he was sent back to New York to live with his rich, domineering mother, Claire. He attended Columbia University where he wrote his first novel, a Jazz Age piece ... See full bio »

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 2001 Original Sin (novel "Waltz Into Darkness")
 2001 She's No Angel (TV Movie) (novel "I Married a Dead Man" - uncredited)
 1997-2000 The Hunger (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- I'm Very Dangerous Tonight (2000) ... (story)
- I'm Dangerous Tonight (1997) ... (story)
 1998 Rear Window (TV Movie) (story)
 1998 Die Unschuld der Krähen (TV Movie) (book)
 1996 Mrs. Winterbourne (novel "I Married a Dead Man")
 1993-1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- The Black Bargain (1995) ... (story)
- A Dime a Dance (1995) ... (story)
- Murder, Obliquely (1993) ... (story)
 1990 I'm Dangerous Tonight (TV Movie) (short story)
 1989 Corsa in discesa (story "Debt of Honor")
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Four O'Clock (1986) ... (story)
 1986 You'll Never See Me Again (TV Movie) (story - as George Hopley)
 1985 Intrigues (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- L'oeil du mort (1985) ... (novel)
 1984 Cloak & Dagger (story)
 1983 J'ai épousé une ombre (novel "I Married a Dead Man" - as William Irish)
 1983 Sít na bludicku (TV Movie) (short story - as William Irish)
 1982 Darkroom (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Guillotine (1982) ... (story)
 1981 Kamen no hanayome - Kurayami e no waltz (TV Movie) (novel "Waltz Into Darkness" - as William Irish)
 1980 Akai shisen (TV Movie) (novel "Deadline at Dawn" - as William Irish)
 1980 Union City (short story "The Corpse Next Door")
  Histoires insolites (TV Series) (short story "The Man Upstairs" - 1 episode, 1979) (novel "I'll Take You Home Kathleen" - 1 episode, 1979) (short story - 1 episode, 1979) (short story "Silent as a Grave" - 1 episode, 1979)
- Le locataire d'en haut (1979) ... (short story "The Man Upstairs")
- Une dernière fois Catherine (1979) ... (novel "I'll Take You Home Kathleen" - as William Irish)
- Tu comprends ça, soldat? (1979) ... (short story - as William Irish)
- Folies douces (1979) ... (short story "Silent as a Grave" - as William Irish)
 1977 Rendez-vous en noir (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Rendezvous in Black" - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (novel "Rendezvous in Black")
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (novel "Rendezvous in Black")
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... (novel "Rendezvous in Black")
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (novel "Rendezvous in Black")
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... (novel "Rendezvous in Black")
 1975 La pupa del gangster (story "Collared")
 1974 Ficciones (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pesadilla (1974)
 1974/I Martha (TV Movie) (story "For the Rest of Her Life")
 1973 Les yeux qui hurlent (TV Movie) (novel - as William Irish)
 1973 You'll Never See Me Again (TV Movie) (short story)
 1972 Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (novel "Rendezvous in Black" - uncredited)
 1969 Mississippi Mermaid (based on the novel by - as William Irish)
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Jane Brown's Body (1968) ... (story)
 1968 The Bride Wore Black (novel "The Bride Wore Black" - as William Irish)
 1967 Yoru no wana (novel "The Black Angel")
 1966 The Boy Cried Murder (story)
 1964-1965 Tras la puerta cerrada (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1965 Dro itsureba gantiadisas (novel "Deadline at Dawn")
 1964 Aa bakudan (story)
 1963 Bire on vardi (novel "Deadline at Dawn")
 1962 A Intrusa (TV Series) (novel "I Married a Dead Man" - as William Irish, story "They Called Me Patrice")
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (novel "The Black Curtain" - 1 episode)
- The Black Curtain (1962) ... (novel "The Black Curtain" - as William Irish)
 1961 Thriller (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Guillotine (1961) ... (story)
- Late Date (1961) ... (story)
- Papa Benjamin (1961) ... (story)
 1960 Moment of Fear (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Fire by Night (1960) ... (story)
 1960 Shisha to no kekkon (story "I Married a Dead Man" - as William Irish)
 1960 Gran teatro (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pesadilla (1960)
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- You'll Never See Me Again (1959) ... (story)
 1959 TV Teatro (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Post Mortem (1958) ... (story)
- Momentum (1956) ... (story)
- The Big Switch (1956) ... (story)
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bluebeard's Seventh Wife (1958) ... (writer)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Four O'Clock (1957) ... (story)
 1957 The George Sanders Mystery Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Night I Died (1957) ... (story)
 1957 The Web (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Added Attraction (1957) ... (story)
 1957 Escapade (novel - as William Irish)
 1955-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- The Lie (1957) ... (story)
- The Blue Ribbon (1955) ... (story)
- Husband (1955) ... (story)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story "Cab, Mister?" - 1 episode, 1957) (story - 1 episode, 1957)
- Cab Driver (1957) ... (story "Cab, Mister?")
- The Earring (1957) ... (story)
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1957) (story "He Looked Like Murder" - 1 episode, 1956) (novel "The Black Path of Fear" - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Black Angel (1957) ... (novel)
- The Guilty (1956) ... (story "He Looked Like Murder")
- The Chase (1954) ... (novel "The Black Path of Fear")
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- You Take Ballistics (1957) ... (story)
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Rendezvous in Black (1956) ... (story)
 1956 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 Nightmare (novel)
 1956 Climax! (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Sit Down with Death (1956) ... (story - as William Irish)
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Listener (1956) ... (story)
 1956 El ojo de cristal (story "El ojo del muerto" - as William Irish)
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Once Upon a Nightmare (1956) ... (story)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Debt of Honor (1955) ... (story)
 1954 Obsession (story "Silent as the Grave" - as William Irish)
 1954 Rear Window (based on the short story by)
 1954 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Passos Que Sobem (1954) ... (story)
 1954 The Mask (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Framed for Murder (1954) ... (story)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Summer Dance (1953) ... (story)
- Lullaby (1953) ... (story)
 1953 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Wait for Me Downstairs (1953) ... (story)
 1952 No abras nunca esa puerta (stories Somebody on the Phone and Hummingbird Comes Home - as William Irish)
 1952 Lights Out (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Nightmare (1952) ... (story)
 1952 Si muero antes de despertar (as William Irish)
 1952 La huella de unos labios (story "El Cuello de la Camisa" - as William Irish)
  Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode, 1951) (story - 1 episode, 1951) (novel - 1 episode, 1950)
- I Wouldn't Want to Be in Your Shoes (1951) ... (short story)
- Three O'Clock (1951) ... (story)
- The Phantom Lady (1950) ... (novel)
 1951 El pendiente (story "The Earring" - as William Irish)
 1951 Manhunt (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Through a Dead Man's Eye (1951) ... (story)
 1950 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series) (story "Finger of Doom" - 1 episode)
- I Won't Take a Minute (1950) ... (story "Finger of Doom")
 1949-1950 Suspense (TV Series) (story - 6 episodes)
- Nightmare (1950) ... (story)
- Goodbye New York (1949) ... (story)
- Post Mortem (1949) ... (story)
- After Dinner Story (1949) ... (story)
- The Man Upstairs (1949) ... (story)
 1950 No Man of Her Own (novel "I Married a Dead Man" - as William Irish)
 1949 The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- The Night Reveals (1949) ... (story)
- Three O'Clock (1949) ... (story)
 1949 The Silver Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Silent as the Grave (1949) ... (story)
 1949 The Window (based on a story by)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Three O'Clock (1949) ... (story)
 1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes (based on the novel by)
 1947 Fear in the Night (story "Nightmare" - as William Irish)
 1947 The Guilty (story "He Looked Like Murder")
 1947 Fall Guy (story "Cocaine")
 1946 The Chase (book "The Black Path of Fear")
 1946 Black Angel (novel)
 1946 Deadline at Dawn (novel - as William Irish)
 1944 The Mark of the Whistler (story)
 1944 Phantom Lady (based on the novel by - as William Irish)
 1943 The Leopard Man (novel "Black Alibi")
 1942 Street of Chance (novel "The Black Curtain")
 1938 Convicted (original story "Face Work")
 1934 Manhattan Love Song (novel)
 1929 House of Horror (dialogue - as William Irish)
 1929 Children of the Ritz (story)
 1929 Seven Footprints to Satan (titles - as William Irish)
 1928 The Haunted House (titles - as William Irish)

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Novel (as William Irish): "Phantom Lady" (filmed as Phantom Lady (1944), Robert Montgomery Presents: The Phantom Lady (1950)). See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

George Hopley | William Irish
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Profiled in "Film Noir Reader", eds. A. Silver, J. Ursini. See more »

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