Richard W. Maibaum

Richard W. Maibaum

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 4 Jan 1991 (aged 81)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Plains of Abraham (formerly Section 14), Row A, #76
Memorial ID 8770 · View Source
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Screenwriter. Born in New York City, he was best known for his adaptations of Ian Fleming's James Bond spy novels into films. He was a playwright on Broadway before he made his film debut as screenwriter with "We Went to College" (1936), followed by "They Gave Him a Gun" (1937). From 1962 to 1989, he was the screenwriter for 13 James Bond 007 films such as "Dr. No" (1962), "Thunderball" (1965), "The Man with the Golden Gun" (1974), "For Your Eyes Only" (1981), "A View to a Kill" (1985) and "License to Kill" (1989). Some of his other screen write credits included "I Wanted Wings" (1941), "The Great Gatsby" (1949), "The Cockleshell Heroes" (1955) "Ransom!" (1956) and "Chitty Chitty Bang, Bang" (1968). He died Santa Monica, California, at age 81.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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