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James Leo Herlihy (1927–1993)

Detroit-born James Leo Herlihy went into the Navy straight from high school in 1945, but the war ended before he got to see any combat. After his discharge, he attended North Carolina's Black Mountain College--a small, experimental institution with an emphasis on art, music and literature and with such figures as Willem de Kooning and John Cage on... See full bio »

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Blue Denim Writer
Kraft Theatre Writer
All Fall Down Writer


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 1977 Hello Tehran (novel)
 1972 Bös, bös, Jo-Jo! (TV Short)
 1971 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (play "Terrible Jim Fitch" - 1 episode)
- Terrible Jim Fitch (1971) ... (play "Terrible Jim Fitch")
 1970 Tales of Unease (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bad Bad Jo Jo (1970)
 1969 Midnight Cowboy (based on the novel by)
 1962 All Fall Down (novel)
 1959 Blue Denim (based on the play by)
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Box 704 (1956) ... (written by)
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 1981 Four Friends
Mr. Carnahan
 1963 In the French Style
Dr. John Haislip (as James Herlihy)
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Jimmy Russell
- A Bunch of Lonely Pagliaccis (1963) ... Jimmy Russell
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 1990 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.179 (1971) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Blue Denim (1958). Drama. Written by James Leo Herlihy and William Noble. Directed by Joshua Logan. Playhouse Theatre: 27 Feb 1958- 19 Jul 1958 (166 performances). Cast: Warren Berlinger (as "Ernie Lacey"), Burt Brinckerhoff (as "Arthur Bartley"), Carol Lynley (as "Janet Willard"), Chester Morris (as "Major Bartley"), Pat ... See more »

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James Herlihy

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Always be yourself. No one can tell you you're doing it wrong.


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