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David Friedkin (1912–1976)

David Friedkin was born on March 8, 1912. He was a writer and producer, known for I Spy (1965), Frontier (1955) and Kojak (1973). He died on October 15, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

I Spy Writer
(1965-1968)
Frontier Writer
(1955-1956)
Kojak Director
(1974-1976)
Bold Venture Writer
(1959)

Filmography

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 2017 The Forsaken Westerns (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Assassin (2017)
 2002 I Spy (characters)
 1994 I Spy Returns (TV Movie) (character)
 1975 Doctors' Hospital (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Loneliest Night (1975) ... (teleplay)
 1975 Kate McShane (TV Series)
 1973-1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- One Chance to Live (1974) ... (written by)
- Deadline (1973) ... (written by)
 1974 Police Story (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Chain of Command (1974) ... (story)
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sunday: Doomsday (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 Jigsaw (TV Series)
  The Most Deadly Game (TV Series) (creator - 8 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (created by - 4 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (written by - 1 episode, 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- I, Said the Sparrow (1971) ... (creator)
- The Lady from Praha (1971) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Classic Burial Position (1971) ... (creator)
- Zig Zag (1970) ... (writer)
- Model for Murder (1970) ... (creator)
  I Spy (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes, 1965 - 1968) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1966 - 1968) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1966)
- The Spy Business (1968) ... (teleplay)
- Happy Birthday Everybody (1968) ... (written by)
- Laya (1967) ... (written by)
- Mainly on the Plains (1967) ... (written by)
- The Trouble with Temple (1967) ... (written by)
 1965 Violent Journey (screenplay)
  The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1964 - 1965) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1965)
- The Monkey's Paw--A Retelling (1965) ... (teleplay by)
- Thou Still Unravished Bride (1965) ... (teleplay)
- Crimson Witness (1965) ... (teleplay)
- The McGregor Affair (1964) ... (teleplay)
- Change of Address (1964) ... (teleplay)
 1964 The Pawnbroker (screenplay)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Isn't It a Lovely View (1963) ... (story)
 1962-1963 The Virginian (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Strangers at Sundown (1963) ... (writer)
- The Man from the Sea (1962) ... (writer)
- Woman from White Wing (1962) ... (writer)
- The Executioners (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Reunion (1962) ... (story)
 1962 Target: The Corruptors! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Middle Man (1962) ... (writer)
 1961 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Killer in the House (1961) ... (writer)
 1960-1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Baubles and Bullets (1961) ... (writer)
- The Golden Jade Chop (1960) ... (writer)
 1960-1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Killers in Paradise (1961) ... (written by)
- The Big Swim (1960) ... (written by)
- Arms of Venus (1960) ... (written by)
- The Stowaway (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 Wichita Town (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Afternoon in Town (1960) ... (story by)
  Bold Venture (TV Series) (written by - 23 episodes, 1959) (writer - 12 episodes, 1959) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1959)
- Some Came Sleeping (1959) ... (written by)
- The Red and the Black (1959) ... (written by)
- Look Back, Inge Anger (1959) ... (written by)
- Some Came Sleeping (1959) ... (written by)
- Tom Friedkin Calls It Quits (1959) ... (written by)
 1958 Bat Masterson (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Stampede at Tent City (1958) ... (written by)
 1958 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Long Day (1958) ... (written by)
  Target (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958)
- Piano to Thunder Springs (1958) ... (written by)
- Assassin (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Handle with Care (screenplay)
  Frontier (TV Series) (creator - 31 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (written by - 6 episodes, 1955 - 1956) (writer - 4 episodes, 1955 - 1956)
- Hostage (1956) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Return of Jubal Dolan (1956) ... (creator)
- Out from Texas (1956) ... (creator)
- Georgia Gold (1956) ... (creator)
- The Hunted (1956) ... (creator)
 1955 Shower of Stars (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Burlesque (1955)
  Climax! (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1955) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1954)
- The Leaf Out of the Book (1955) ... (teleplay)
- Epitaph for a Spy (1954) ... (adaptation)
  Suspense (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1953) (based on a story by - 1 episode, 1952)
- The Man Who Cried Wolf (1953) ... (story)
- Four Days to Kill (1952) ... (based on a story by)
 1952 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Street of Night (1952) ... (teleplay)
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