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Paul Zindel (1936–2003)

Paul Zindel was born on May 15, 1936 in Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for Runaway Train (1985), Maria's Lovers (1984) and Up the Sandbox (1972). He was married to Bonnie Hildebrand. He died on March 27, 2003 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Runaway Train Writer
Mame Writer


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 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (novel The Undertaker's Gone Bananas - 1 episode)
- The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior (2000) ... (novel The Undertaker's Gone Bananas)
 1990 American Playwrights Theater: The One-Acts (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Let Me Hear You Whisper (1990) ... (writer)
 1989 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1986 Babes in Toyland (TV Movie) (teleplay by) / (television story by)
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
 1985 Runaway Train (screenplay by)
 1984 Maria's Lovers (screenplay)
 1979 Vliyaniye Gamma-luchey na bledno-zheltiye nogotki (TV Movie) (play "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds")
 1974 Mame (screenplay)
 1972 Up the Sandbox (screenplay)
 1969 Let Me Hear You Whisper (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
  NET Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1969) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1969)
- Let Me Hear You Whisper (1969) ... (play) / (screenplay)
 1966 New York Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
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 1990-1991 Going Live! (TV Series)
- Episode #5.2 (1991) ... Self
- Episode #3.23 (1990) ... Self

Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Shelley Winters and Anne Ives in the cast. Robert H. Livingston was director. See more »

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Bonnie Hildebrand  (divorced)  (2 children)

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Personal Quote:

Our home was a house of fear. Mother never trusted anybody, and ours wasn't the kind of house someone could get into by knocking on the front door. A knock at the door would send mother, sister and me running to a window to peek out.


Father-in-law of actress Rachel Style. See more »

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