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Frederick Knott (1916–2002)

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(1954)
(1967)
(1998)
Man Bait Writer
(1952)

Filmography

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 2001 Nowhere in Sight (play "Wait Until Dark" - uncredited)
 1998 A Perfect Murder (play "Dial M for Murder")
 1982 Wait Until Dark (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Tony Wendice's Mistake (TV Movie) (play "Dial M for Murder")
 1981 Dial 'M' for Murder (TV Movie) (play)
 1967 Dial M for Murder (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1967 Wait Until Dark (based on the play by)
 1967 The Honey Pot (play)
 1965 Write Me a Murder (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Write Me a Murder (1964) ... (writer)
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Dial M for Murder (1962) ... (play)
 1961 Drej M for mord (TV Movie)
 1961 Bei Anruf Mord (TV Movie) (play "Dial M for Murder")
 1960 Slå nollan till polisen (TV Movie) (play "Dial M for Murder")
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Fifth Stair (1959) ... (play)
 1959 Bei Anruf - Mord (TV Movie) (play "Dial M for Murder")
 1958 Dial M for Murder (TV Movie) (adaptation) / (play)
 1958 Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1958 Soita 03 - Rikospoliisi (TV Movie) (play "Dial M for Murder")
 1956 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1954 Dial M for Murder (as adapted from his play) / (screen play by)
 1952 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Dial M for Murder (1952) ... (play)
 1952 Man Bait (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Wait Until Dark," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Barbara Bel Geddes in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

adapted from his play

Spouse:

Ann Hillary  (his death)  (1 child)
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Trivia:

Frederick Knott was a writer who didn't like to write. He wrote only a handful of stage plays, but two of them - "Dial M For Murder" and "Wait Until Dark" - were so enduringly successful that he lived a very comfortable existence throughout his adult life. See more »

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