A I Bezzerides

Screenwriter, Novelist
Hard-hitting, noir-oriented scenarist. Bezzerides provided the novel basis for a couple of films and his most notable screenplay is for the deft, relentless adaptation of Mickey Spillane's crackling private dick tale ... Read more »
Born: 08/08/1908 in Samsun, TR

Filmography

other (14)

The Big Valley 2013 (Movie)

(Story By)

Buzz 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Big Valley 1965 - 1969 (TV Show)

Creator

The Angry Hills 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Jayhawkers 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Screen Director's Playhouse 1955 - 1956 (TV Show)

Writer

A Bullet For Joey 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Kiss Me Deadly 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Track of the Cat 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Beneath the 12 Mile Reef 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

On Dangerous Ground 1951 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sirocco 1951 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Juke Girl 1941 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

They Drive By Night 1939 (Movie)

("The Long Haul") (Source Material (from novel))

Biography

Hard-hitting, noir-oriented scenarist. Bezzerides provided the novel basis for a couple of films and his most notable screenplay is for the deft, relentless adaptation of Mickey Spillane's crackling private dick tale, "Kiss Me Deadly" (1955).

Relationships

Silvia Bezzarides

Wife
born in 1915 died in 1999

Milestones

1959

Final screenplay, "The Jayhawkers"

1955

Network TV debut as writer for the series, "Screen Director's Playhouse"

1941

First screenplay credit, "Juke Girl"

1940

Wrote the novel "The Long Haul", made into the film "They Drive By Night"

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