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Brian Garfield (I) (1939–2018)


Brian Garfield was born on January 26, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Brian Francis Wynne Garfield. He was a writer and producer, known for Death Wish (1974), Death Wish (2018) and Hopscotch (1980). He was married to Bina. He died on December 29, 2018 in Pasadena, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Death Wish Writer
(1974)
Death Wish Writer
(2018)
Hopscotch Writer
(1980)
(2007)

Filmography

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 2018 Death Wish (from the novel by)
 2009 The Stepfather (story)
 2009 24th Street (characters)
 2007 Death Sentence (novel)
 1994 Mohra (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Death Wish: The Face of Death (characters)
 1992 Stepfather 3 (TV Movie) (characters)
 1988 Necessity (TV Movie) (novel)
 1987 Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (characters)
 1987 The Stepfather (story)
 1986 Death Wish 3 (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1985 Death Wish 3 (characters created by)
 1985 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Scrimshaw (1985) ... (story)
 1984 Fleshburn (novel "Fear in a Handful of Dust")
 1983 Legs (TV Movie) (story)
 1982 Death Wish II (characters)
 1980 Hopscotch (novel) / (screenplay)
 1980 Wild Times (TV Mini Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (novel)
 1977 Relentless (TV Movie) (novel)
 1976 The Last Hard Men (novel "Gun Down")
 1975 The Executioner (novel "Death Wish" - uncredited)
 1974 Death Wish (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Sliphammer" See more »

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Official Sites:

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Spouse:

Bina  (his death)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Death Sentence (2007)] While I could have done with a bit less blood-and-thunder, I think it's a stunningly good movie. In the details of its story it's quite different from the novel, but it's a movie, not a novel. In its cinematic way it connects with its audience and it makes the same point the book makes, and those are the things that count.

Trivia:

John Grisham credits Garfield's article "Ten Rules For Suspense Fiction" with giving him the tools to create "The Firm".

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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