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Robert Leslie Bellem (1902–1968)

Robert Leslie Bellem was born on July 19, 1902 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Robert Leslie was a writer, known for Dick Tracy (1950), Superman (1973) and Blackmail (1947). Robert Leslie was previously married to Blanche Marie Washburn. Robert Leslie died on April 1, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Dick Tracy Writer
(1950-1952)
Superman Writer
(1973)
Blackmail Writer
(1947)

Filmography

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 2017 The Forsaken Westerns (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Knave of Hearts (2017)
 1990 Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective (Video) (creator Dan Turner character)
 1973 Superman (writer)
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Four Guns to Scalplock (1967) ... (writer)
  The F.B.I. (TV Series) (teleplay - 5 episodes, 1965 - 1967) (story - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (written by - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Hostage (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Death Wind (1966) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- The Hiding Place (1966) ... (written by)
- The Man Who Went Mad by Mistake (1966) ... (teleplay)
- An Elephant Is Like a Rope (1965) ... (teleplay)
 1965 Death Valley Days (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Dry Water Sailors (1965) ... (written by)
- A City Is Born (1965) ... (written by)
- Temporary Warden (1965) ... (written by)
- Fighting Sky Pilot (1965) ... (written by)
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- No Way Out (1964) ... (story by)
 1961-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- The Case of the Nautical Knot (1964) ... (written by)
- The Case of the Stand-In Sister (1962) ... (written by)
- The Case of the Counterfeit Crank (1962) ... (written by)
- The Case of the Brazen Bequest (1961) ... (written by)
- The Case of the Malicious Mariner (1961) ... (written by)
  77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1963)
- Alimony League (1964) ... (written by)
- Paper Chase (1963) ... (teleplay)
- Bonus Baby (1963) ... (teleplay)
- Deposit with Caution (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Toll the Bell Slowly (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 The Third Man (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Man in Power (1963) ... (writer)
 1961 Assignment: Underwater (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- No Escape (1961) ... (written by - as Robert Bellem)
  The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1961)
- Tin Caper (1961) ... (writer)
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Dark Trophy (1960) ... (written by)
- Phantom Bribe (1960) ... (written by)
- The 9th Doll (1960) ... (written by)
- Voice of the Dummy (1960) ... (written by)
  The Texan (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Presentation Gun (1960)
- Town Divided (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Chain Gang (1959) ... (writer)
- Reckless (1959) ... (writer)
  Man Without a Gun (TV Series) (1 episode, 1957) (written by - 4 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (story - 4 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959)
- Hangtree Inn (1959) ... (written by)
- Accused (1959) ... (story)
- The Shaving Mug (1959) ... (writer)
- Daughter of the Dragon (1959) ... (story)
- Witness to Terror (1959) ... (writer)
  Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1959)
- Death Road (1959) ... (writer)
- The Poisoners (1959) ... (written by)
- Deadly Mirror (1958) ... (written by)
 1959 The Californians (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Deadly Tintype (1959) ... (written by)
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Gamble (1959) ... (writer)
- Mightier Than the Sword (1959) ... (writer)
  The Millionaire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1959) (written by - 1 episode, 1957)
- The William Courtney Story (1959) ... (writer)
- The Roy Delbridge Story (1957) ... (written by)
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Way Back (1958) ... (writer)
  Broken Arrow (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1958) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1957)
- Bear Trap (1958) ... (writer)
- Panic (1958) ... (writer)
- Escape (1958) ... (writer)
- White Savage (1957) ... (teleplay)
- The Bounty Hunters (1957) ... (teleplay)
  Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1956 - 1958) (written by - 1 episode, 1958)
- All That Glitters (1958) ... (writer)
- The Perils of Superman (1958) ... (written by)
- Superman's Wife (1958) ... (writer)
- The Atomic Captive (1958) ... (writer)
- The Mysterious Cube (1958) ... (writer)
  The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1957)
- A Hamlet in Flames (1957) ... (teleplay)
- The Patient in Room 21 (1957) ... (teleplay by)
 1957 The Web (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kill and Run (1957) ... (writer)
  The Lone Ranger (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1957) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1957) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957) (original teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
- Blind Witness (1957) ... (written by)
- The Banker's Son (1957) ... (written by)
- Dead Eye (1957) ... (written by)
- Breaking Point (1957) ... (screenplay)
- Avenger (1957) ... (teleplay)
 1956 General Electric Summer Originals (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blizzard Bound (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Journey to Justice (1956) ... (written by)
  Captain Midnight (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1956) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1955)
- Million Dollar Diamond (1956) ... (written by)
- Mountain of Fire (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- This Man for Hire (1954) ... (writer)
  Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1953 - 1954) (writer - 1 episode, 1953) (original story - 1 episode, 1953) (original story and teleplay - 1 episode, 1953)
- Blizzard Bound (1954) ... (teleplay)
- Man from Outside (1954) ... (teleplay)
- Storm Swept (1953) ... (writer)
- Knave of Hearts (1953) ... (original story) / (teleplay)
- Pursuit (1953) ... (original story and teleplay)
 1953 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Hands Across the Border (1953) ... (writer)
- Wagon Wheel Trail (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Pattern in Algiers (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Burial Plot (1953) ... (written by)
  Boston Blackie (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1953) (original screenplay - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Motorcycle Kid (1953) ... (original screenplay)
- Keys to the Killer (1953) ... (writer)
- The Deadly Payoff (1953) ... (writer)
  Dick Tracy (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes, 1951) (additional dialogue - 8 episodes, 1950 - 1952) (story suggested by - 4 episodes) (writer - 2 episodes, 1950 - 1951) (story editor - 1 episode, 1950)
- Dick Tracy and Influence (1952) ... (additional dialogue)
- The Egyptian Mummy Case (1951) ... (written by)
- The Case of the Dangerous Dollars (1951) ... (written by)
- Dick Tracy and BB-Eyes: Part 2 (1951) ... (written by)
- Dick Tracy and BB-Eyes: Part 1 (1951) ... (writer)
  Front Page Detective (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1951) (written by - 2 episodes, 1951) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1951)
- Dead Wrong (1951) ... (written by)
- Murder Can't Win (1951) ... (written by)
 1947 Blackmail (original story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(2/49) Story: "Murder Muscles In". See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Bellem | Ellery Watson Calder | Harley L. Court | Jerome Severs Perry | John A. Saxon

Spouse:

Blanche Marie Washburn  (his death)
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Trivia:

Former journalist, movie bit player and author of detective pulp fiction, specifically as creator of Hollywood detective Dan Turner.

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