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A.I. Bezzerides (1908–2007)


A.I. Bezzerides was born on August 9, 1908 in Samsun, Ottoman Empire [now Turkey]. He was a writer and actor, known for Kiss Me Deadly (1955), They Drive by Night (1940) and Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953). He was married to Silvia Richards and Von Gorne, Yvonne. He died on January 1, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1969 The Greatest Mother of Them All (Short) (writer)
  The Big Valley (TV Series) (creator - 112 episodes, 1965 - 1969) (written by - 2 episodes, 1967)
- Point and Counterpoint (1969) ... (creator)
- Flight from San Miguel (1969) ... (creator)
- Danger Road (1969) ... (creator)
- Town of No Exit (1969) ... (creator)
- The Other Face of Justice (1969) ... (creator)
 1965 The Virginian (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dream of Stavros Karas (1965) ... (writer)
 1964 Destry (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Red Brady's Kid (1964) ... (written by)
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Six Wagons to the Sea (1963) ... (written by)
 1963 Bonanza (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Mirror of a Man (1963) ... (written by)
  77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1962) (story - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Dark Wood (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Violence for Your Furs (1962) ... (teleplay)
  The Detectives (TV Series) (1 episode, 1961) (written by - 1 episode, 1962)
- The Jagged Edge (1962) ... (written by)
- Personal Enemy (1961)
  The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1961) (written by - 2 episodes, 1961) (story - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Assassin (1961) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Yanqui Go Home (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Frightened Doll (1961) ... (teleplay)
- Sign of the Zodiac (1961) ... (written by)
- Adventure on Happiness Street (1961) ... (written by)
 1959 The Jayhawkers! (written by)
  Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (written by - 1 episode, 1958)
- The Tired Gun (1959)
- The Dealer (1958)
- The Renegade (1958) ... (written by - as Al Bezzerides)
 1959 The Angry Hills (screenplay)
 1957 The O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series) (written for television by - 1 episode)
- Girl (1957) ... (written for television by)
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Death at Twin Pines (1957) ... (teleplay)
  Cavalcade of America (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
- The Hobo Kid (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- High Air (1956) ... (teleplay)
- A Ticket for Thaddeus (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Lonely Ones (1956) ... (teleplay)
- The Force of Circumstance (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Kiss Me Deadly (screenplay)
 1955 A Bullet for Joey (screenplay)
 1954 Track of the Cat (screenplay)
 1953 Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (written by)
 1952 Holiday for Sinners (screen play)
 1951 On Dangerous Ground (adaptation) / (screen play)
 1951 Sirocco (screenplay)
 1949 Thieves' Highway (novel "Thieves' Market" - as A.I.Bezzerides) / (screen play - as A.I.Bezzerides)
 1947 Desert Fury (screenplay - uncredited)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic (additional dialogue)
 1942 Juke Girl (screenplay)
 1940 They Drive by Night (from a novel by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Thieves' Market" (filmed as Thieves' Highway (1949), The 20th Century-Fox Hour: Overnight Haul (1956)). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

A.I.Bezzerides | 'Buzz' Bezzerides | Al Bezzerides

Spouse:

Von Gorne, Yvonne  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »
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Trivia:

Children with Von Gorne: Peter, of Woodland Hills, and Zoe Ohl of West Los Angeles. Child with Richards: Rachel Morgan of Los Angeles. See more »

Nickname:

Buzz

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