Frank De Felitta (1921–2016)


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Frank De Felitta was born on August 3, 1921 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Frank Paul De Felitta. He was a writer and producer, known for The DuPont Show of the Week (1961), Assignment: Underwater (1960) and Z.P.G. (1972). He was married to Dorothy Helene Gilbert. He died on March 29, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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(1960-1961)
Z.P.G. Writer
(1972)
(1952-1953)

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 1991 Scissors (screenplay)
 1989 The Penthouse (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1986 Killer in the Mirror (TV Movie)
 1982 El retorno de Ana Rosa (TV Mini-Series) (based on a book by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (based on a book by)
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (based on a book by)
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... (based on a book by)
 1982 The Entity (novel - as Frank DeFelitta) / (screenplay - as Frank DeFelitta)
 1979 The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1977 Audrey Rose (novel) / (screenplay)
 1974 The Savage Is Loose (written by - as Frank DeFelitta)
 1973 Trapped (TV Movie) (written by - as Frank DeFelitta)
 1972 Z.P.G. (written by)
 1968 Anzio (adaptation)
 1965 The Stately Ghosts of England (TV Movie)
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Emergency Ward (1962) ... (writer)
 1961 Witchcraft (TV Short) (adaptation)
 1961 Assignment: Underwater (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Dead Weight (1961) ... (story by)
 1955 Windows (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sub-Let (1955) ... (writer)
  Danger (TV Series) (1 episode, 1955) (writer - 3 episodes, 1954)
- The Dark Curtain (1955)
- Treasure of the Argo (1954) ... (writer)
- The Pattern of Truth (1954) ... (writer)
- Knee High to a Corpse (1954) ... (writer)
  Suspense (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1954) (written by - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Iron Cop (1954) ... (writer)
- Main Feature: Death (1954) ... (written by)
- The Fourth Degree (1954) ... (writer)
 1954 Adventure (TV Series) (story editor - 1 episode)
- The Wonder Drugs (1954) ... (story editor)
  Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode, 1953) (writer - 8 episodes, 1951 - 1954)
- The Three Tasks (1954) ... (writer)
- The Parrot (1953)
- The Thirty-Eighth President (1953) ... (writer)
- Fable of Honest Harry (1952) ... (writer)
- Caprice (1952) ... (writer)
  Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series) (1 episode, 1954) (writer - 6 episodes, 1953 - 1954)
- Journey to Java (1954) ... (writer)
- Too Little a Kiss (1953) ... (writer)
- Solitaire (1953) ... (writer)
- Darling Come Home (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Time for Heroes (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Split Second (1953) ... (adaptation)
  Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1952) (by - 3 episodes, 1952 - 1953) (writer - 2 episodes, 1953) (script by - 1 episode, 1953)
- The Spider's Web (1953) ... (writer)
- The Fury of the Cocoon (1953) ... (script by)
- The Great Silence (1953) ... (by - as Frank DeFelitta)
- Another Chance (1953) ... (writer)
- The Fatal Flower (1952) ... (by)
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Roman Interlude (1953) ... (teleplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

In 1966, he directed and wrote (with others, including Edwin Newman) an NBC News documentary called "Pearl Harbor."

Alternate Names:

Frank P. De Felitta | Frank DeFelitta | Frank DeFellita | Frank DeFellitta
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He served as a pilot in the Armed Air Forces during WWII before beginning his career in Hollywood. He started out writing scripts for the weekly radio thriller "The Whistler". See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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