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Robert Crais

Robert Crais was born on June 20, 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. He is known for his work on Hostage (2005), Hill Street Blues (1981) and JAG (1995). See full bio »

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Known For

Hostage Writer
(2005)
(1981-1982)
JAG Writer
(1995)
Quincy M.E. Writer
(1978-1979)

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 2005 Hostage (novel)
 1998 The Invisible Man (TV Movie) (written by)
  JAG (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode, 1995) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1995)
- Desert Son (1995) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
 1995 Earth 2 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All About Eve (1995) ... (writer)
 1992 L.A. Law (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Love in Bloom (1992) ... (written by)
 1989 Cross of Fire (TV Movie) (written by)
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1988) (excerpts - 1 episode, 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1986)
- Borrasca (1988) ... (writer - as Elvis Cole)
- A Bullet for Crockett (1988) ... (excerpts - uncredited)
- Payback (1986) ... (written by)
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Regrets Only (1988) ... (written by)
- Last Call (1988) ... (written by)
 1987 In Self Defense (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Monsters!/A Small Talent for War/A Matter of Minutes (1986) ... (written by - segment "Monsters!")
 1983 The Mississippi (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- There Is a Tiger in the Town (1983) ... (written by)
  The Family Tree (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1983) (story by - 1 episode, 1983)
- Alimony (1983) ... (story)
- Jake and Elise (1983) ... (story by)
  Cagney & Lacey (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1982) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1982)
- I'll Be Home for Christmas (1982) ... (written by)
- Beauty Burglars (1982) ... (teleplay)
- One of Our Own (1982) ... (written by)
- Witness to an Incident (1982) ... (teleplay)
 1982 Cassie & Co. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Anything for a Friend (1982) ... (writer)
 1981 Hill Street Blues (TV Series) (teleplay by - 3 episodes)
- Cranky Streets (1981) ... (teleplay by)
- The Second Oldest Profession (1981) ... (teleplay by)
- The Last White Man on East Ferry Avenue (1981) ... (teleplay by)
 1981 The Monkey Mission (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1981 Riker (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Sisters (1981) ... (written by)
  Quincy M.E. (TV Series) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (writer - 3 episodes, 1978 - 1979) (story - 3 episodes, 1979) (written by - 1 episode, 1979)
- Murder by S.O.P. (1979) ... (written by)
- Hot Ice (1979) ... (teleplay)
- By the Death of a Child (1979) ... (writer)
- The Eye of the Needle (1979) ... (teleplay)
- An Ounce of Prevention (1979) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1977-1978 Baretta (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Woman Trouble (1978) ... (written by)
- It Goes with the Job (1977) ... (written by)
- Make the Sun Shine (1977) ... (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Short Story: "The Dust of Evening" See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Elvis Cole | Bob Crais
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Writing is solitary, but bringing a book to life requires a team. See more »

Trivia:

Famous for his Los Angeles crime novels, particularly the Elvis Cole and Joe Pike books. He also lives in Los Angeles. See more »

Trademark:

Taut prose and writing that's to the point. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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