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Lawrence B. Marcus

Highest Rated:   100% Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Lowest Rated:   63% 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

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Alex & The Gypsy
  • Screenwriter
2011
No Score Yet Trapped by the Mormons
  • Fairfax
2005
63% Brainstorm
  • Screenwriter
1983
No Score Yet The Five of Me
  • Screenwriter
1981
89% The Stunt Man
  • Screenwriter
1980
No Score Yet Going Home
  • Screenwriter
1972
No Score Yet Justine
  • Screenwriter
1969
91% 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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