Millard Lampell

Screenwriter, Playwright, Novelist
Millard Lampell's screenwriting shaped many films over the course of his Hollywood career. In 1940, he formed the Almanac Singers with Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and Lee Hays. He moved to New York City. He was nominated ... Read more »
Born: 01/23/1919 in Patterson, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Writer (5)

Arthur Hailey's "Wheels" 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Screenplay

Eagle in a Cage 1972 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Idol 1965 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Chance Meeting 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Orphan Train (TV Show)

Screenplay
Producer (2)

The Wall 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Producer

Eagle in a Cage 1972 (Movie)

(Producer)
Music (1)

A Walk in the Sun (Movie)

(Songwriter)
Actor (1)

Hollywood on Trial 1975 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

Millard Lampell's screenwriting shaped many films over the course of his Hollywood career. In 1940, he formed the Almanac Singers with Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and Lee Hays. He moved to New York City. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for "Chance Meeting" in 1959. After earning this award, Lampell penned a script for "The Idol" (1966) with Jennifer Jones. Lampell last produced "The Wall" (CBS, 1981-82). Lampell passed away in October 1997 at the age of 78.

Relationships

Daughter
had two survived hin

Son
had two survived him

Grandchild
had four survived him

Romana Lampell

Wife
survived him

EDUCATION

University of West Virginia

Morgantown, West Virginia
won a football scholarship

Milestones

1965

Wrote the NBC drama "Eagle In a Cage"

1959

Wrote the feature "Chance Meeting"

1940

Formed the Almanac Singers with Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie and Lee Hays

Moved to New York City

Wrote the play "The Wall," which premiered on Broadway in 1960, co-starring George C. Scott

Bonus Trivia

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Blacklisted during the McCarthy era

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