Oliver Crawford (Oliver Crawford)

Oliver Crawford

Television Screenwriter, Author. He revived his career after being blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee during the early 1950s. He wrote for some of the most popular series from the 1950s into the 1970s, among them “Rawhide”, “Ben Casey’, “The Fugitive”, “Bonanza” and “Star Trek”. Born in Chicago, he was educated at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Crawford had further credits with “I Spy”, “The Wild, Wild West”, “Love, American Style”, “Medical Center”, “Mannix”, “Swiss Family Robinson”, “The Blue Knight” and “The Bionic Woman”. In addition, he wrote the novel “The Execution” which was made into a 1985 television-movie adaptation. (bio by: C.S.)


  • August, 12, 1917
  • USA


  • September, 09, 2008
  • USA


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