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Meade Roberts (1930–1992)

Meade Roberts was born on June 13, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The Fugitive Kind (1960), Danger Route (1967) and The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976). He died on February 10, 1992 in New York City. See full bio »

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Danger Route Writer
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie Mr. Sophistication


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 1968 Blue (writer)
 1967 Danger Route (screenplay)
 1967 Palme im Rosengarten (TV Movie) (play)
  Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode, 1965) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1965)
- The Fox and the Forest (1965) ... (additional material)
- Sucker Bait (1965) ... (adaptation)
 1963 The Stripper (writer)
 1963 In the Cool of the Day (screenplay)
 1961 Summer and Smoke (screenplay)
 1960 The Fugitive Kind (screenplay)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Palm Tree in a Rose Garden (1960) ... (play)
  Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1959) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1959)
- Misalliance (1959) ... (teleplay)
- The Wings of the Dove (1959) ... (adaptation)
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Impossible Dream (1959) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Hickory Limb (1957) ... (story)
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Week-end (1955) ... (adaptation)
 1953 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Rose Garden (1953) ... (play)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paradise Junction (1953) ... (writer)
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Sound of Waves Breaking (1952) ... (writer)
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 1982 Forty Deuce
Old John
 1977 Opening Night
Eddie Stein
 1976 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
Mr. Sophistication
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 1976 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (performer: "I Can't Give You Anything but Love", "After the Ball", "Imagination" - uncredited)

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His character in John Cassavetes' cult mob film The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Mr. Sophistication, who runs the show within the strip show within the movie, is a cult figure in his own right, and, despite mainly being a scriptwriter, that bizarre character is what... or, who... Meade Roberts is best remembered.

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