Vincent Bugliosi

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Born: 08/17/1934 in Hibbing, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

JFK Assassination: The Definitive Guide 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Call It Democracy 2004 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Orwell Rolls in His Grave 2004 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

First Monday 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Manson Family Murders 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Tracey Takes On... 1995 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The O.J. Civil Trial 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Charles Manson: Journey into Evil 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

On Trial: Lee Harvey Oswald 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Manson 1971 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Writer (5)

Parkland 2013 (Movie)

(from book: "Four Days in November") (Source Material)

And the Sea Will Tell 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Book as Source Material

Helter Skelter 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Book as Source Material

Helter Skelter (Movie)

(Book Author)

Till Death Us Do Part (TV Show)

Book as Source Material
Producer (2)

Helter Skelter 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Helter Skelter (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Executive (1)

We the Jury 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Production Executive

EDUCATION

University of Miami

1956

University of California, Los Angeles

1964

Milestones

2007

Wins second Edgar for Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

1996

Criticizes the O.J. Simpson trial in Outrage: The Five Reasons O.J. Simpson Got Away with Murder

1991

Earns a No. 1 best-seller with And the Sea Will Tell

1978

Wins an Edgar for his second book, Till Death Do Us Part: A True Crime Mystery

1974

Pens Helter Skelter, which became the best-selling true crime book in history.

1972

Leaves L.A. district attorney's office.

1970

Secures guilty verdicts for Manson and four co-defendants.

1969

Named chief prosecutor in the Charles Manson trial.

Bonus Trivia

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Turned down the opportunity to defend Jeffrey MacDonald of Fatal Vision fame, and Dan White, who murdered Harvey Milk, on the grounds that he did not want to represent anyone he believed to be guilty of murder.

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Wrote all of his books in longhand and relied on microfilm archives for research. He did not own a computer.

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Wrote extensively in opposition to the Supreme Court's decision regarding the 2000 presidential election, and later called for murder charges against George W. Bush for the deaths of 4,000 soldiers in the invasion of Iraq.

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He successfully prosecuted 105 of 106 cases in his career as a prosecutor.

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After leaving the L.A. district attorney's office, he went into private practice and defended three murder cases, including Jennifer Jenkins, whose involvement in the murder of Eleanor "Muff" Graham formed the basis for his best-selling book And the Sea Will Tell (1991).

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Portrayed on screen four times: by George Di Cenzo in "Helter Skelter" (1976), by Richard Crenna in "And the Sea Will Tell" (1991), by Arliss Howard in "Till Death Do Us Part" (1992) and by Bruno Kirby in the 2004 version of "Helter Skelter."

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