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Collier Young (1908–1980)

Collier Young was born on August 19, 1908 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA as Collier Hudson Young. He was a writer and producer, known for The Hitch-Hiker (1953), Ironside (1967) and Act of Violence (1948). He was married to Marjory Ann Marsh, Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino and Ruth Valerie Edmonds. He died on December 25, 1980 in Los Angeles, ... See full bio »

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 2013 Ironside (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Uptown Murders (2013) ... (creator)
- Action (2013) ... (creator)
- Sleeping Dogs (2013) ... (creator)
- Pilot (2013) ... (creator)
 1993 The Return of Ironside (TV Movie) (characters)
  Ironside (TV Series) (194 episodes, 1967 - 1975) (based on characters created by - 1 episode, 1971)
- The Rolling Y (1975) ... (creator)
- The Organizer (1975) ... (creator)
- A Matter of Life or Death (1975) ... (creator)
- The Faded Image (1975) ... (creator)
- The Return of Eleanor Rogers (1975) ... (creator)
 1973 Cannon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Arena of Fear (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1970 Night Chase (TV Movie) (story)
 1968 Split Second to an Epitaph (TV Movie) (creator)
 1967 Ironside (TV Movie) (story)
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Project X (1963) ... (writer)
  Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959) (material assembled by - 1 episode, 1961) (dramatized by - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Sacred Mushroom (1961) ... (material assembled by)
- Anniversary of a Murder (1960) ... (dramatized by)
- Emergency Only (1959) ... (writer)
- Night of April 14th (1959) ... (writer)
 1957-1958 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series) (66 episodes)
- Teenage Idol (1958) ... (creator)
- Planes That Pass in the Night (1958) ... (creator)
- Steve's Girl Friend (1958) ... (creator)
- Dear Variety (1958) ... (creator)
- The Chowder Cup (1958) ... (creator)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Warriors (1956) ... (teleplay)
  Star Stage (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Man in the Black Robe (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In Summer Promise (1956) ... (writer)
 1954 Private Hell 36 (written for the screen by)
 1953 The Bigamist (screenplay)
 1953 The Hitch-Hiker (screenplay)
 1951 On the Loose (story)
 1950 Outrage (original screenplay)
 1949 Never Fear (writer)
 1948 Act of Violence (story)
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Unsold pilot: Co-produced a pilot for a proposed anthology series called "Our Very Own" that would tell the stories of Americans decorated for heroism. See more »
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Graduated from Dartmouth College in 1930 and initially pursued a career in advertising. Joined RKO as story editor in 1940. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II making documentary films. Formed own production company by agreement with Howard Hughes in 1948, turning out low-budget features. Best known as the creator of the TV series Ironside (1967) starring Raymond Burr. See more »

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