Abby Mann

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Abby Mann (December 1, 1927 – March 25, 2008) was an American film writer and producer.wikipedia
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Judgment at Nuremberg

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His best known work is the screenplay for Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), which was initially a television drama that aired in 1959.
Judgment at Nuremberg is a 1961 American courtroom drama film directed by Stanley Kramer, written by Abby Mann and starring Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Maximilian Schell, Werner Klemperer, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, William Shatner, and Montgomery Clift.

A Child Is Waiting

Mann and Kramer also collaborated on the film A Child Is Waiting (1963).
A Child Is Waiting is a 1963 American drama film written by Abby Mann based on his 1957 Westinghouse Studio One teleplay of the same name.

Kojak

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While working for television, he created the series Kojak, starring Telly Savalas.
The show was created by Abby Mann, an Academy Award–winning film writer best known for his work on drama anthologies such as Robert Montgomery Presents and Playhouse 90.

Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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Stanley Kramer directed the film adaptation, for which Mann received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Born to a Jewish family as Abraham Goodman in Philadelphia, he grew up in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Abby Mann, screenwriter

Stanley Kramer

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Stanley Kramer directed the film adaptation, for which Mann received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
The film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards and won two, for Schell as Best Actor and Abby Mann for Best Screenplay.

Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story

His other writing credits include the screenplays for the television films The Marcus-Nelson Murders, The Atlanta Child Murders, Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story, and Indictment: The McMartin Trial, as well as the film War and Love.
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story is a 1992 American drama film directed by Alastair Reid and written by Abby Mann.

Aaron Cohen (counterterrorist)

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His wife had two children from a previous marriage, Adrienne Cohen Isom and Aaron Cohen, a former Israeli Special Forces operative.
She remarried to film producer Abby Mann, moving with Aaron and his sister to Beverly Hills.

The Detective (1968 film)

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Co-stars include Lee Remick, Jacqueline Bisset, Jack Klugman, William Windom and Robert Duvall, with a script by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Abby Mann.

The Atlanta Child Murders (miniseries)

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His other writing credits include the screenplays for the television films The Marcus-Nelson Murders, The Atlanta Child Murders, Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story, and Indictment: The McMartin Trial, as well as the film War and Love.

King (miniseries)

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He also directed the 1978 NBC TV miniseries King.

Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery

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Mann is interred in Culver City's Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery.
Abby Mann (1927–2008), screenwriter

Jews

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Born to a Jewish family as Abraham Goodman in Philadelphia, he grew up in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

History of the Jews in Russia

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He was the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants.

Academy Awards

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Stanley Kramer directed the film adaptation, for which Mann received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Maximilian Schell

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Mann later adapted the play for a 2001 production on Broadway, which featured Maximilian Schell from the 1961 film in a different role.

Abraham Pomerantz

In the introduction to the printed script, Mann credited a conversation with Abraham Pomerantz, U.S. Chief Deputy Counsel, for giving him the initial interest in Nuremberg.

Telly Savalas

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While working for television, he created the series Kojak, starring Telly Savalas.

List of Kojak episodes

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His other writing credits include the screenplays for the television films The Marcus-Nelson Murders, The Atlanta Child Murders, Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story, and Indictment: The McMartin Trial, as well as the film War and Love.

Beverly Hills, California

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Mann died of heart failure in Beverly Hills, California on March 25, 2008, aged 80.

Culver City, California

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Mann is interred in Culver City's Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery.

Philadelphia

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Born to a Jewish family as Abraham Goodman in Philadelphia, he grew up in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special

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