William Sanborn Ballinger Net Worth

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Bill S. Ballinger (born William Sanborn Ballinger on 13 March 1912 in Oskaloosa, Iowa, died 23 March 1980 Tarzana, California) was a prolific American author and screenwriter. He was educated at the University of Wisconsin and was an associate professor of writing at the California State University Northridge, Los Angeles, California.Working in radio and advertising in the early 1940s, Ballinger wrote 81 radio scripts and produced The Dinah Shore Show, The Breakfast Club, and Lowell Thomas broadcasts. After Ballinger moved from New York to Los Angeles he began writing full-time.The author of 30 books, Ballinger also used the names B.S. Sanborn and Frederic Fryer. The first was The Body in the Bed in 1948. His most famous work was 1950s Portrait in Smoke that received a Les Grands Maîtres du Roman Policier Award and was filmed in 1956 as Wicked as they Come. Ballinger's two main fictional characters in his novels were Chicago private investigator Barr Breed and Native American Central Intelligence Agency Agent Joaquin Hawke. His book, The Longest Second, was nominated in 1958 for an Edgar for the Best Mystery award.Ballinger was a frequent writer for American television with 150 teleplays to his name. These included seven teleplays for Alfred Hitchcock Presents, two episodes of Kolchak: The Night Stalker, several police television shows such as Tightrope and Ironside and the episode "The Mice" for The Outer Limits.In addition to his books and teleplays, Ballinger wrote screenplays for Burt Topper's The Strangler (1963) and Operation CIA (1965), a Burt Reynolds spy film set in Vietnam but filmed in Thailand.

Date Of BirthMarch 13, 1912
Place Of BirthOskaloosa, Iowa, USA
Star SignPisces


Die längste Sekunde1980TV Movie novel "The longest second"
Kolchak: The Night Stalker1974-1975TV Series written by - 2 episodes
Circle of Fear1973TV Series writer - 1 episode
CannonTV Series story - 2 episodes, 1972 - 1973 teleplay - 1 episode, 1972
Ironside1968-1972TV Series written by - 3 episodes
Run for Your Life1967TV Series writer - 1 episode
I SpyTV Series story - 1 episode, 1966 teleplay - 1 episode, 1966
Operation C.I.A.1965screenplay
The Strangler1964
The Outer LimitsTV Series story - 1 episode, 1964 teleplay - 1 episode, 1964
Arrest and Trial1963TV Series story - 1 episode
Miami Undercover1961TV Series written by - 1 episode
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1959-1961TV Series teleplay - 7 episodes
The Aquanauts1961TV Series written by - 2 episodes
Tallahassee 70001961TV Series story - 2 episodes
Diagnosis: Unknown1960TV Series story - 1 episode
Bonanza1960TV Series written by - 1 episode
The Man from Blackhawk1960TV Series writer - 1 episode
Tightrope1960TV Series writer - 1 episode
Unsolved1960TV Movie teleplay
M SquadTV Series writer - 1 episode, 1959 story & teleplay - 1 episode, 1958
Mike HammerTV Series 1 episode written by - 7 episodes, 1959 writer - 3 episodes, 1959
Shotgun Slade1959TV Series teleplay - 1 episode
Wicked as They Come1956from the novel: "Portrait in Smoke" - as Bill Ballinger
Pushover1954novel "Rafferty" - as William S. Ballinger
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1950TV Series story - 1 episode
Mr. Black1949TV Series 1 episode

Nominated Awards

1961EdgarEdgar Allan Poe AwardsBest Episode in a TV SeriesAlfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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