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Jesse Lasky Jr. (1910–1988)


Jesse Lasky Jr. was born in the golden age of Hollywood. The son of the man who produced the film town's first feature in a barn, grew up surrounded by the greatest stars, writers, and musicians of the 1920s. After attending Dijon University in France, he returned home to Hollywood to find his world turned upside down by his father's disastrous ... See full bio »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK

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(1956)
Rescue 8 Writer
(1958-1959)
(1983-1986)
(1941)

Filmography

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 1988 The Bulldance (screenplay collaboration)
 1983-1986 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Blackmailers Don't Shoot (1986) ... (writer)
- Smart Aleck Kill (1983) ... (writer)
- The King in Yellow (1983) ... (writer)
 1984 Fox Mystery Theater (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paint Me a Murder (1984) ... (writer)
 1975 Space: 1999 (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Full Circle (1975) ... (screenplay - as Jesse Lasky Jnr.)
 1975 Ben Hall (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Rock (1975)
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- A Case for the Right (1973) ... (as Jesse Lasky)
- Talkdown (1973) ... (as Jesse Lasky)
- One and One Makes One (1973) ... (as Jesse Lasky)
 1971 One of Those Things (additional dialogue)
 1970 Land Raiders (story)
 1966 Secret Agent (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Two Birds with One Bullet (1966) ... (written by)
 1965 Chicago in the Roaring 20's (TV Movie) (writer)
 1965 Songs of the Wild West (TV Movie) (writer)
 1965 The Saint (TV Series) (screenplay by - 1 episode)
- The Saint Bids Diamonds (1965) ... (screenplay by)
  The New Breed (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1961 - 1962) (writer - 1 episode, 1962)
- Walk This Street Lightly (1962) ... (writer)
- Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here (1962) ... (written by)
- The Valley of the 3 Charlies (1961) ... (written by)
 1961 Shannon (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 7 Women from Hell (written by)
 1961 Pirates of Tortuga (screenplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1960 The Wizard of Baghdad (screenplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1959 John Paul Jones (film) / (writer)
  Rescue 8 (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1959)
- If the Bough Breaks (1959) ... (writer)
- Danger in Paradise (1959) ... (written by)
- Three Men in a Vault (1959) ... (written by)
- Nine Minutes to Live (1959) ... (written by)
- A Handful of Vengeance (1959) ... (written by)
 1958 Naked City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Explosive Heart (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 The Buccaneer (as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1956 The Ten Commandments (written for the screen by - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1956 Hot Blood
 1955 Pearl of the South Pacific (screenplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr)
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Engagement Ring (1955) ... (teleplay)
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Skipper's Day (1954) ... (teleplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1954 Hell and High Water (screenplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1953 Mission Over Korea (writer)
 1953 Salome (story - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1953 The Silver Whip (screenplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1952 The Brigand (screenplay)
 1951 Never Trust a Gambler (screenplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1951 Mask of the Avenger (screenplay)
 1951 Lorna Doone (as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1950 The Thief of Venice (screenplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1950 Women Without Names (english dialogue - uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah (screenplay - as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.)
 1949 The Sickle or the Cross (documentary script) / (original screenplay)
 1947 Unconquered (film) / (screenplay)
 1942 The Omaha Trail (screenplay) / (story)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind (screenplay)
 1941 Steel Against the Sky (from a story by)
 1941 The Singing Hill (story)
 1941 Back in the Saddle (original screenplay)
 1940 North West Mounted Police (original screen play)
 1939 Land of Liberty (narration)
 1939 Union Pacific (screen play)
 1938 The Buccaneer (uncredited)
 1936 Secret Agent (additional dialogue)
 1935 Music Is Magic (play "Private Beach")
 1935 Redheads on Parade (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1934 The White Parade (screenplay)
 1934/I Redhead (screenplay)
 1934 Coming Out Party (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Naked in a Cactus Garden: A Novel of Hollywood". New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1961. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jesse Lasky Jnr. | Jesse L. Lasky Jr | Jesse L. Lasky Jr. | Jesse L. Lasky | Jesse Lasky

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Cecil B. De Mille]: The devoted attention he paid to wanton debauchery in his movies was always counterbalanced by the final triumph of virtue. He sold the same message as the great illustrator Norman Rockwell, but using Babylon instead of the small-town drugstore.

Trivia:

Brother of Betty Lasky. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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