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Gerald Drayson Adams

Highest Rated: 80% The Big Steal (1949)

Lowest Rated: 17% Untamed Frontier (1952)

Birthday: Jun 25, 1900

Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Gerald Drayson Adams brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. He wrote for TV series such as "Maverick" (1957-62) and "Northwest Passage" (1958-59). Adams started his entertainment career writing for films, including "The Miracle Kid" (1941), "A Guy, a Gal and a Pal" (1945) and "Dead Reckoning" (1947). He also appeared in "The Magnificent Rogue" (1947), the western "Old Los Angeles" (1948) with Billy Elliott and "The Big Steal" (1949). Nearing the end of his career, Adams wrote "Three Young Texans" (1954), the Rock Hudson western "Taza, Son of Cochise" (1954) and the dramatic period piece "Princess of the Nile" (1954) with Debra Paget. He also appeared in the Victor Mature biopic "Chief Crazy Horse" (1955) and "Gun Fight" (1961). Adams more recently wrote the Elvis Presley musical comedy "Harum Scarum" (1965). Adams passed away in August 1988 at the age of 88.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fury River Screenwriter - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wild Westerners Screenwriter - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Frontier Rangers Writer - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Steel Town Screenwriter - 1952
No Score Yet 33% The Battle at Apache Pass Screenwriter - 1952
17% No Score Yet Untamed Frontier Screenwriter - 1952
No Score Yet 50% Flame of Araby Screenwriter - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lady From Texas Screenwriter - 1951
80% 64% The Big Steal Screenwriter - 1949
67% 67% Dead Reckoning Writer - 1947

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Northwest Passage Writer 1958-1959