Chuck Adamson

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Charles Fredrick "Chuck" Adamson (June 11, 1936 – February 22, 2008) was an American police officer who served with The Chicago Police Department as a Sergeant Detective from 1958 to 1974.wikipedia
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Crime Story (American TV series)

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Adamson was best known for creating the television crime drama Crime Story, for which he won a People's Choice Award, and for writing episodes of Miami Vice.
Crime Story is an American crime drama television series, created by Chuck Adamson and Gustave Reininger, that aired on NBC, where it ran for two seasons from September 18, 1986 to May 10, 1988.

Heat (1995 film)

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The 1995 film Heat, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino and directed by Michael Mann, is based on one of Adamson's more famous cases in Chicago from the 1960s.
The story is based on the former Chicago police officer Chuck Adamson's pursuit during the 1960s of a criminal named McCauley, after whom De Niro's character is named.

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Charles Fredrick "Chuck" Adamson (June 11, 1936 – February 22, 2008) was an American police officer who served with The Chicago Police Department as a Sergeant Detective from 1958 to 1974.

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He later became a television producer and screenwriter.

Screenwriter

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He later became a television producer and screenwriter.

Crime film

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Adamson was best known for creating the television crime drama Crime Story, for which he won a People's Choice Award, and for writing episodes of Miami Vice.

People's Choice Awards

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Adamson was best known for creating the television crime drama Crime Story, for which he won a People's Choice Award, and for writing episodes of Miami Vice.

Miami Vice

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Adamson was best known for creating the television crime drama Crime Story, for which he won a People's Choice Award, and for writing episodes of Miami Vice.

Robert De Niro

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The 1995 film Heat, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino and directed by Michael Mann, is based on one of Adamson's more famous cases in Chicago from the 1960s.

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The 1995 film Heat, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino and directed by Michael Mann, is based on one of Adamson's more famous cases in Chicago from the 1960s.

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The 1995 film Heat, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino and directed by Michael Mann, is based on one of Adamson's more famous cases in Chicago from the 1960s.

Public Enemies (2009 film)

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Michael Mann's 2009 film Public Enemies stated in its end credits "In memory of Chuck Adamson".

Beverly Hills Cop

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L.A. Takedown

Michael Mann, the film's producer and screenwriter, cited producer, screenwriter and Chicago ex-police officer Chuck Adamson as an inspiration for the character of Vincent Hanna.

List of The Stand characters

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In the miniseries, Dorgan is portrayed by Chuck Adamson.