Vale – Tom Mankiewicz

Tom Mankiewicz - 1942-2010

Sad news out of Hollywood this morning, with news of legendary screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz passing away. Makiewicz was responsible for the screenplays of the first two Christopher Reeve Superman films, as well as Bond films Diamonds Are Forever and Live And Let Die. Among his other credits, includes work on Ladyhawke, The Eagle Has Landed and Hot Pursuit.

He also worked on television series’ such as Hart To Hart, Tales From The Crypt, and TV Movie The Beat Of The Brass.

Mankiewicz died over the weekend, at his home in Los Angeles, aged 68.

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