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Neil Burstyn (1939–1978)

Neil Burstyn was born on July 17, 1939 in New York, USA as Neil Bernstein. He is known for his work on The Monkees (1966), Panic in Year Zero (1962) and The Young Savages (1961). He was married to Ellen Burstyn. He died on November 1, 1978 in Nassau, New York. See full bio »

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The Monkees Miscellaneous Crew
The Young Savages Anthony 'Batman' Aposto
G.E. True Whip


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 1967-1968 The Monkees (TV Series) (story editor - 26 episodes)
- Mijacogeo (1968) ... (story editor)
- Monkees Blow Their Minds (1968) ... (story editor)
- Some Like It Lukewarm (1968) ... (story editor)
- Monkees Mind Their Manor (1968) ... (story editor)
- The Monkees in Paris (1968) ... (story editor)
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 1970 Alex in Wonderland
 1970 The Rebel Rousers
 1968 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Janus Zayukovsky - The Gypsy
- Love Me, Love My Dog (1968) ... Janus Zayukovsky - The Gypsy
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series)
Raoul Montoya
- The Vasquez Brief (1967) ... Raoul Montoya
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Arnold Gottlieb
- Sparrow on the Wire (1964) ... Arnold Gottlieb (as Neil Nephew)
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
- Where the Wire Ends (1964) ... Pancho (as Neil Nephew)
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Jack McCall
- Wild Bill Hickok - the Legend and the Man (1964) ... Jack McCall (as Neil Nephew)
 1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
- Incident at Paradise (1963) ... Jess (as Neil Nephew)
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
- The Black Curtain (1962) ... Chuck (as Neil Nephew)
 1962 G.E. True (TV Series)
- V-Victor 5 (1962) ... Whip (as Neil Nephew)
 1962 Panic in Year Zero
Andy (as Neil Nephew)
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
- The Malignant Hearts (1962) ... (as Neil Nephew)
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Danny Brodek
- Feel of the Trigger (1962) ... Danny Brodek (as Neil Nephew)
 1961 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Alabama Schwarz
- Take Me to Your Leader (1961) ... Alabama Schwarz (as Neil Nephew)
 1961 The Young Savages
Anthony 'Batman' Aposto (as Neil Nephew)
 1961 Mad Dog Coll
Rocco (as Neil Nephew)
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  The Monkees (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1967) (written by - 1 episode, 1968) (story - 1 episode, 1967)
- Monstrous Monkee Mash (1968) ... (written by)
- The Christmas Show (1967) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- I Was a 99-Pound Weakling (1967) ... (teleplay)

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Suffering from mental illness, he stalked his ex-wife, actress Ellen Burstyn for a number of years. Committed suicide in 1978 by opening the window of his ninth-floor Manhattan apartment and jumping. See more »

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