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Charles O'Neal

Highest Rated: 93% The Seventh Victim (1943)

Lowest Rated: 93% The Seventh Victim (1943)

Birthday: Not Available

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Screenwriter Charles "Blackie" O'Neal worked on feature films and television scripts from the early '40s through the early '60s. Born and raised in North Carolina, the University of Iowa graduate came to Southern California in the 1930s to become a stage actor. O'Neal joined the Old Globe Shakespearean Repertory in San Diego and eventually advanced as the troupe's lead actor. He co-wrote his first script, The Seventh Victim, in 1943 with Dewitt Bodeen. O'Neal did not write his first solo script until I Love a Mystery (1945). Later in his career, O'Neal switched to television, penning teleplays for such shows as Lassie, The Untouchables, and The Californians. In addition to his scripting experience, O'Neal authored the Christopher Award-winning novel The Three Wishes of Jamie McRuin (1949). He is the father of actor Ryan O'Neal and screenwriter Kevin O'Neal. O'Neal died on August 29, 1996, at the age of 92.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Lassie's Great Adventure Screenwriter 1963
No Score Yet Golden Girl Screenwriter 1951
No Score Yet Montana Screenwriter 1950
No Score Yet Return of the Bad Men Screenwriter 1948
No Score Yet The Unknown Screenwriter 1946
No Score Yet The Devil's Mask Screenwriter 1946
No Score Yet Cry of the Werewolf Screenwriter 1944
93% The Seventh Victim Screenwriter 1943


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