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Abby Mann (I) (1927–2008)


Abby Mann was born on December 1, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Abraham Goodman. He was a writer and producer, known for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Skag (1980) and Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995). He was married to Myra Mann. He died on March 25, 2008 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

(1961)
Skag Writer
(1980)
Kojak Writer
(1973-1978)

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 2005 Kojak (TV Series) (characters - 9 episodes)
- All Bets Off: Part 2 (2005) ... (characters)
- All Bets Off: Part 1 (2005) ... (characters)
- Music of the Night (2005) ... (characters)
- Kind of Blue (2005) ... (characters)
- Hitman (2005) ... (characters)
 2002 Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1995 Indictment: The McMartin Trial (TV Movie) (written by)
 1992 Sinatra (TV Mini Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Part II (1992) ... (story - as Ben Goodman)
- Part I (1992) ... (story - as Ben Goodman)
 1992 Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1990 Kojak: None So Blind (TV Movie) (creator)
 1990 Kojak: It's Always Something (TV Movie) (creator)
 1990 Kojak: Flowers for Matty (TV Movie) (creator)
 1989 Kojak: Fatal Flaw (TV Movie) (creator)
 1989 Kojak: Ariana (TV Movie) (creator)
 1989 Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (TV Movie) (written by)
 1987 Kojak: The Price of Justice (TV Movie) (creator)
 1985 War and Love
 1985 Kojak: The Belarus File (TV Movie) (creator)
 1985 The Atlanta Child Murders (TV Mini Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... (written by)
  Skag (TV Series) (created by - 5 episodes, 1980) (written by - 1 episode, 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- The Working Girl: Part 2 (1980) ... (creator)
- The Working Girl: Part 1 (1980) ... (creator)
- The Wildcatters (1980) ... (creator) / (written by)
- In Trouble at 15 (1980) ... (creator)
 1973-1978 Kojak (TV Series) (created by - 117 episodes)
- In Full Command (1978) ... (creator)
- 60 Miles to Hell (1978) ... (creator)
- Photo Must Credit Joe Paxton (1978) ... (creator)
- May the Horse Be with You (1978) ... (creator)
- The Halls of Terror (1978) ... (creator)
 1978 King (TV Mini Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1978) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... (written by)
 1976 NBC: The First Fifty Years (TV Movie documentary)
  Medical Story (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 1975 - 1976) (creator - 1 episode, 1975)
- The Quality of Mercy (1976) ... (creator)
- Woman in White (1975) ... (creator)
- Us Against the World (1975) ... (creator)
- Wasteland (1975) ... (creator)
- The Moonlight Heater (1975) ... (creator)
 1975 Medical Story (TV Movie)
 1975 Report to the Commissioner (screenplay)
 1974 The Greatest Gift (TV Movie) (as Ben Goodman)
 1973 The Marcus-Nelson Murders (TV Movie) (written by)
 1968 The Detective (screenplay)
 1965 Ship of Fools (screenplay by)
 1963 A Child Is Waiting (screenplay) / (story)
 1962 The Condemned of Altona (screenplay)
 1961 Judgment at Nuremberg (based on his original story by) / (written by)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959) (story - 1 episode, 1958)
- Dark December (1959) ... (writer)
- Judgment at Nuremberg (1959) ... (writer)
- Portrait of a Murderer (1958) ... (story)
  Studio One (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Desperate Age (1958) ... (teleplay)
- A Child Is Waiting (1957) ... (writer)
 1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Give Me My Son (1958) ... (teleplay)
  Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (adapted by - 1 episode, 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1958) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1957) (written by - 1 episode, 1956)
- Wednesday's Child (1958) ... (adapted by)
- Soldier's Boy (1958) ... (writer)
- The President's Child Bride (1957) ... (teleplay)
- The Old Payola (1956) ... (written by)
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Pencil Sketch (1956) ... (written by)
 1956 Port of Escape (additional scenes)
 1956 Star Tonight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Night Escape (1956) ... (writer)
  Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1956) (written by - 1 episode, 1955)
- The End of the Tether (1956) ... (teleplay)
- The World to Nothing (1955) ... (written by)
  Rheingold Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1954 - 1955) (writer - 2 episodes, 1955)
- Success Train (1955) ... (teleplay)
- The Hero (1955) ... (writer)
- Counterfeit (1955) ... (writer)
- Pattern for Glory (1954) ... (teleplay)
 1955 Playbill (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Unequal Contest (1954) ... (play)
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pattern for Glory (1952) ... (writer)
 1950 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He and Bernard Drew wrote the book for the musical, "Just Around the Corner," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Joe Sherman composed the music. Langston Hughes was lyricist. George Jaffe wrote additional lyrics.

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Alternate Names:

Ben Goodman

Spouse:

Myra Mann  (his death)  (3 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A lot of people didn't want it done. People wanted to sweep the issue under the rug. (1994 interview about the making of "Judgment at Nuremberg") See more »

Trivia:

Died just one day after Richard Widmark, one of the stars of Judgment at Nuremberg (1961). See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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