Lawrence B. Marcus

Lowest Rated: 59% Brainstorm (1983)
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An Oscar-nominated screenwriter whose career spanned more than half a decade and included such credits as Dark City (1950), Witness for the Prosecution (1957), and The Stunt Man (1980), Lawrence B. Marcus also worked successfully in television, where he would garner three Emmy nominations.Born in Utah and raised in Chicago, Marcus began his writing career in the Air Force during WWII. Later working with such luminaries as Billy Wilder on Prosecution, he also earned a director credit for the 1955 short Link in the Chain. Working as an adjunct professor of screenwriting at N.Y.U. during the 1980s, Marcus worked in television for most of that decade, with his last credit being 1984's Threesome.Following an extended struggle with Parkinson's Disease, Marcus died on August 28, 2001, at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, CA. He was 84.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Trapped by the Mormons Fairfax 2005
59% Brainstorm Screenwriter 1983
No Score Yet The Five of Me Screenwriter 1981
89% The Stunt Man Screenwriter 1980
No Score Yet Alex & The Gypsy Screenwriter 1976
No Score Yet Going Home Screenwriter 1971
No Score Yet Justine Screenwriter 1969
92% Petulia Screenwriter 1968
No Score Yet A Covenant with Death Screenwriter 1966
100% Witness for the Prosecution Screenwriter 1957
No Score Yet The Christophers Director 1955
No Score Yet Dark City Screenwriter 1950
No Score Yet Backfire Screenwriter 1950


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