Christopher Knopf (1927–2019)


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Christopher Knopf was born on December 20, 1927 in New York, New York, USA as Christopher Edwin Knopf. He was a writer and producer, known for The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959), CBS Summer Playhouse (1987) and Zane Grey Theater (1956). He was married to Lorraine Davies Knopf and Bettie McKeehan. He died on February 13, 2019 in Santa Monica,... See full bio »

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(1988)
(1958-1961)
(1967-1968)

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  Equal Justice (TV Series) (creator - 25 episodes, 1990 - 1991) (writer - 5 episodes, 1990 - 1991) (story - 1 episode, 1990) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1990)
- The Devil His Due (1991) ... (creator)
- What Color Are My Eyes? (1991) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Opening Farewell (1991) ... (creator)
- Without Prejudice (1991) ... (creator)
- Do the Wrong Thing (1991) ... (creator)
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (pilot - 1 episode)
- Mad Avenue (1988) ... (pilot)
 1987 Home (TV Movie)
 1987 Baby Girl Scott (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 1987 Prison for Children (TV Movie)
 1986 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985 Not My Kid (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1984 Pope John Paul II (TV Movie)
 1981 Peter and Paul (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
  Big Shamus, Little Shamus (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1979) (developed for television by - 1 episode, 1979) (created by - 1 episode, 1979)
- Pilot (1979) ... (writer)
- The Abduction (1979) ... (creator)
- The Canary (1979) ... (creator)
 1977 Scott Joplin (TV Movie) (written by)
 1977 The Choirboys (screenplay)
 1977 Escape from Bogen County (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1975 Posse (screenplay by) / (story by)
 1974 Mrs. Sundance (TV Movie) (written by)
 1973 Emperor of the North (written by)
 1973 A Cold Night's Death (TV Movie) (written by)
 1972 The Bravos (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
  Cimarron Strip (TV Series) (developer - 22 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (developed by - 1 episode, 1968) (written by - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Greeners (1968) ... (creator)
- Without Honor (1968) ... (creator)
- Big Jessie (1968) ... (creator)
- The Sound of a Drum (1968) ... (creator)
- Knife in the Darkness (1968) ... (creator)
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Is Charlie Coming? (1967) ... (writer)
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Daily Flights to Olympus (1965) ... (writer)
- With Hellfire and Thunder (1965) ... (writer)
 1965 The Big Valley (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Forty Rifles (1965) ... (written by)
- Palms of Glory (1965) ... (written by)
  The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1961 - 1963) (writer - 2 episodes, 1962) (story - 1 episode, 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962)
- Luxury Liner (1963) ... (written by)
- The Hook (1962) ... (writer)
- Seeds of April (1962) ... (writer)
- Death in a Village (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Out of the Night (1961) ... (written by)
 1962 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Wheresoever I Enter... (1962) ... (written by)
  Target: The Corruptors! (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961)
- Journey Into Mourning (1962) ... (writer)
- The Platinum Highway (1961) ... (writer)
- The Corruptors (1961) ... (teleplay)
  The Rebel (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961) (writer - 1 episode, 1961) (written by - 1 episode, 1960)
- Ben White (1961) ... (teleplay)
- The Threat (1961) ... (writer)
- Deathwatch (1960) ... (written by)
  Zane Grey Theater (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1958 - 1961) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (written by - 1 episode, 1961)
- Image of a Drawn Sword (1961) ... (written by)
- The Broken Wing (1961) ... (writer)
- Interrogation (1959) ... (writer)
- Mission to Marathon (1959) ... (teleplay)
- Heritage (1959) ... (writer)
 1960-1961 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Death of the Temple Bay (1961) ... (written by)
- The Moth (1961) ... (written by)
- The Way Home (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 The Texan (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Mountain Man (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 The Rifleman (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Heller (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 Hell Bent for Leather (screenplay)
 1959 The Detectives (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Shot in the Dark (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Devil Trap (1959) ... (story)
  The David Niven Show (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1959) (written by - 1 episode, 1959)
- Sticks and Stones (1959) ... (teleplay)
- Fortune's Folly (1959) ... (written by)
  Trackdown (TV Series) (1 episode, 1958) (writer - 5 episodes, 1958 - 1959)
- Gift Horse (1959) ... (writer)
- Fear (1959) ... (writer)
- Guilt (1958) ... (writer)
- Three-Legged Fox (1958) ... (writer)
- A Stone for Benny French (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Eight Cent Reward (1958) ... (teleplay)
- Die by the Gun (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1958 Joy Ride (screenplay)
  Alcoa Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1958) (written by - 1 episode, 1958)
- Disappearance (1958) ... (writer)
- The Loudmouth (1958) ... (written by)
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Disappearance (1958) ... (written by)
 1957-1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Coward (1958) ... (teleplay)
- Cheyenne Express (1957) ... (teleplay)
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Old Timer (1957) ... (story)
 1957 The Tall Stranger (screenplay)
 1957 20 Million Miles to Earth (screenplay)
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Personal Details

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Unsold pilot: Co-wrote a western pilot titled "Mountain Man" about a Rocky Mountain fur trading station in the 1840s.

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(1965-1967) President of the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAw) See more »

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Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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