Obituary: Tom Mankiewicz

Screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz (b. 1942) died on July 31. Son of screenwriter/director Joseph Mankiewicz, the younger Mankiewicz also wrote for Hollywood and received consultant credits on Superman, Superman II, and Ladyhawke. He also wrote the James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever and directed the fantasy film Delirious and an episode of Tales from the Crypt.


  1. Rueben Teemer — March 3, 2011 @ 11:40 am

    Wow that was strange. I just wrote an very long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyways, just wanted to say wonderful blog!

  2. Steven H Silver — March 3, 2011 @ 2:47 pm

    Rueben, thanks for the kind words and sorry about the disappearing comment. Comments need to be approved before they show up, but I’m not seeing your original post in the approval queue.

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