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John Gay (II) (1924–2017)


John Gay was born on April 1, 1924 in Whittier, California, USA as John Thomas Gay. He is known for his work on Separate Tables (1958), Around the World in 80 Days (1989) and Lux Video Theatre (1950). He was married to Barbara (Bobbie) Elizabeth Meyer. He died on February 4, 2017 in Santa Monica, California. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1999 Around the World in 80 Days (Video) (teleplay)
 1996 Summer of Fear (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1994 Trick of the Eye (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1992 Cruel Doubt (TV Mini Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (teleplay)
 1992 Trial: The Price of Passion (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1992 The Burden of Proof (TV Mini Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Part II (1992) ... (teleplay)
- Part I (1992) ... (teleplay)
 1991 Shadow of a Doubt (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1990 Blind Faith (TV Mini Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (teleplay)
 1989 Final Notice (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1989 Around the World in 80 Days (TV Mini Series) (written for television by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... (written for television by)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... (written for television by)
 1988 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1988 Windmills of the Gods (TV Mini Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... (teleplay)
 1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1987 Six Against the Rock (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas (TV Movie)
 1985 Doubletake (TV Mini Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1985) ... (teleplay)
- Part 1 (1985) ... (teleplay)
 1984 Fatal Vision (TV Mini Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (teleplay)
 1984 Samson and Delilah (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1982 Witness for the Prosecution (TV Movie) (written for television by)
 1982 Ivanhoe (TV Movie) (written by)
 1982 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie) (written for television by)
 1982 A Piano for Mrs. Cimino (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1981 Stand by Your Man (TV Movie) (written for television by)
 1981 Dial 'M' for Murder (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1981 Berlin Tunnel 21 (TV Movie) (written for television by)
 1981 The Bunker (TV Movie) (written for television by)
 1980 A Tale of Two Cities (TV Movie)
 1980 A Private Battle (TV Movie)
 1979 Transplant (TV Movie)
 1978 Les Miserables (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1977 Captains Courageous (TV Movie)
 1977 Golden Rendezvous (screen story)
 1977 The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1977 Kill Me If You Can (TV Movie)
 1977 The Amazing Howard Hughes (TV Movie)
 1976 A Matter of Time (screenplay)
 1975 Hennessy (screenplay)
 1975 Adventures of the Queen (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1974 The Red Badge of Courage (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1974 Things in Their Season (TV Movie)
 1974 The Chadwick Family (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 1972 All My Darling Daughters (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1972 Pocket Money (adaptation by)
 1971 Sometimes a Great Notion (screenplay)
 1970 Soldier Blue (screenplay)
 1968 No Way to Treat a Lady (screenplay by)
 1968 The Power (screenplay)
 1966 Texas Across the River (screenplay collaborator - uncredited)
 1965 The Hallelujah Trail (screenplay)
 1963-1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series) (teleplay - 3 episodes)
- The Day of the Picnic (1964) ... (teleplay)
- The Day of the First Trail (1963) ... (teleplay)
- The Day of Leaving (1963) ... (teleplay)
 1963 Espionage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Light of a Friendly Star (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Fifth Passenger (1963) ... (adaptation)
 1963 The Courtship of Eddie's Father (screenplay)
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty (uncredited)
 1962 How the West Was Won (uncredited)
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Day Before Atlanta (1962) ... (writer)
 1961 The Happy Thieves (screenplay by)
 1961 The Americans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Harper's Ferry (1961) ... (writer)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1960) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1959)
- To the Sound of Trumpets (1960) ... (written by)
- Out of Dust (1959) ... (adaptation)
- The Day Before Atlanta (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sentry (1959) ... (writer)
 1958 Separate Tables (screenplay)
 1958 The Devil as a Roaring Lion (TV Movie) (writer)
 1958 Run Silent Run Deep (screenplay)
 1956 Teledrama (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Ronda dos Malandros (1956) ... (play)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Prairie Night (1956) ... (written by)
- The Devil as a Roaring Lion (1956) ... (written by)
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Sentry (1956) ... (written by)
  The Stranger (TV Series) (6 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1954)
- Man on the Beach (1955)
- The Sacrifice (1954)
- The Hunter (1954)
- No Way Out (1954)
 1954 Center Stage (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Debt (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Bilshan and the Thief (1953) ... (story)
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1953) (written by - 1 episode, 1952)
- A Bouquet for Caroline (1953) ... (writer)
- Ferry Crisis at Friday Point (1952) ... (written by)
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Shepard Touch (1953) ... (teleplay)
 1951-1952 Shadow of the Cloak (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Check List (1952)
 1949 Apartment 3-C (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Wrote "Diversions and Delights", San Francisco, CA. Cast: Vincent Price (as "Oscar Wilde"). NOTE: The production toured more than 300 cities in the US over the following three years. See more »

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Spouse:

Barbara (Bobbie) Elizabeth Meyer  (her death)  (3 children)
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Author of the one-man play "Diversions and Delights", starring Vincent Price as Oscar Wilde. The play premiered in San Francisco in July 1977 and toured more than 300 cities during the next three years. See more »

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