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Richard Maibaum

Highest Rated: 100% The Big Clock (1948)

Lowest Rated: 33% The Great Gatsby (1949)

Birthday: May 26, 1909

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Broadway stage actor and playwright who entered films in the mid-1930s as a writer. After serving as director of the Army's Combat Film Division during WWII, Maibaum became a producer, most notably of the film noir classic "The Big Clock" (1948). In the 1950s he moved to England where he wrote for Albert Broccoli, or co-wrote most of the "James Bond" screenplays beginning with the first, "Dr. No" (1963) and concluding with "Licence to Kill" (1989).

Filmography

Movies

Credit
75% 62% Ransom Writer $136.5M 1996
78% 61% Licence to Kill Writer $34.7M 1989
74% 66% The Living Daylights Writer $51.2M 1987
38% 40% A View to a Kill Writer - 1985
43% 47% Octopussy Writer - 1983
72% 64% For Your Eyes Only Writer - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet S.H.E. Screenwriter - 1980
81% 76% The Spy Who Loved Me Writer - 1977
39% 55% The Man With the Golden Gun Screenwriter - 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jarrett Producer - 1973
64% 58% Diamonds Are Forever Writer - 1971
81% 64% On Her Majesty's Secret Service Writer - 1969
87% 73% Thunderball Writer - 1965
99% 89% Goldfinger Writer - 1964
95% 84% From Russia With Love Writer - 1963
95% 82% Dr. No Writer - 1962
No Score Yet 0% Battle at Bloody Beach Producer - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tank Force Writer - 1958
90% 84% Bigger Than Life Writer - 1956
No Score Yet 19% The Paratrooper Screenwriter - 1953
No Score Yet 67% No Man of Her Own Producer - 1950
No Score Yet 14% Captain Carey, U.S.A. Producer - 1950
33% 43% The Great Gatsby Producer,
Screenwriter
- 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dear Wife Producer - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Song of Surrender Producer,
Screenwriter
- 1949
100% 83% The Big Clock Producer - 1948
No Score Yet 40% O.S.S. Producer - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ghost Comes Home Screenwriter - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stablemates Screenwriter - 1938

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thin Man Executive Producer 1958-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The United States Steel Hour Writer 1954-1955