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Caryl Chessman (1921–1960)

Caryl Chessman was born on May 27, 1921 in St. Joseph, Michigan, USA as Carol Whittier Chessman. He was a writer, known for Cell 2455, Death Row (1955), Teledrama (1955) and Cela da Morte (1958). He died on May 2, 1960 in San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Cell 2455, Death Row
Teledrama Writer
Cela da Morte
Cela da Morte Writer


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 1958 Cela da Morte (TV Series) (book "Cell 2455, Death Row")
 1957 Teledrama (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1955 Cell 2455, Death Row (based upon the book by)
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 1992 American Justice (TV Series documentary)
- Death Penalty ... Himself
 1985 The Rock 'n' Roll Years (TV Series)
- 1960 (1985) ... Himself

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Was idolized by 'Angelo Buono' who is known as The Hillside Strangler


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