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Miles Hood Swarthout (1946–2016)

Only son of authors Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout. As a screenwriter, Miles has several produced films to his credit and has written and optioned originals, as well as adaptations of his late father's many novels, including The Shootist, John Wayne's final film, for which Miles received a Writers Guild nomination for Best Adaptation in 1976. In ... See full bio »

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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Mulligans! Writer
The Shootist
The Shootist Writer
The Shootist: The Legend Lives On


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 1997 Mulligans! (Short)
 1978 A Christmas to Remember (TV Movie) (teleplay - uncredited)
 1976 The Shootist (screenplay)
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 1997 Mulligans! (Short)
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 1997 Mulligans! (Short)
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 2001 The Shootist: The Legend Lives On (Video documentary short) (additional photographs courtesy of)
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 2001 The Shootist: The Legend Lives On (Video documentary short)

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Other Works:

Novel: The Last Shootist (sequel to 'The Shootist (1976)' by Glendon Swarthout) See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Education: (1) B.A. Degree, English Literature, Claremont McKenna College. (2) M.A. Degree, Telecommunications/Film Studies, University of Southern California (USC). See more »

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