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‘Conspiracy’ Screenwriter Was 91 – Variety

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Loring Mandel, a playwright and screenwriter who received two primetime Emmys for his work, died on March 24. He was 91.

Mandel died of most cancers at his dwelling in Lenox, Mass., his son Alan Mandel advised Selection

The Chicago native, who was born Might 5, 1928, went on to earn a complete of 5 Emmy nominations all through his profession, profitable two. He received his first primetime Emmy in 1968 for his work on “Do Not Go Mild Into the Good Night time“ on “CBS Playhouse” and in 2001 for the telefilm “Conspiracy,” starring Kenneth Branagh, Clare Bullus and Stanley Tucci. He additionally obtained a Peabody and BAFTA award for the TV movie.

After graduating from the College of Wisconsin at Madison and serving within the Korean Conflict, Mandel moved to New York the place he started his profession as a author. He wrote for tv collection together with, “Love of Life,” “Studio One in Hollywood,” “The Seven Vigorous Arts,” “Armstrong Circle Theatre” and “Playhouse 90,” amongst many others. His “Venture Immortality” script on “Playhouse 90” earned him a Sylvania award and his first Emmy nomination in 1959. In 1975, he obtained one other Emmy nom for his writing on the CBS miniseries “The Lives of Benjamin Franklin.”

As well as, Mandel additionally served as a president of the WGA East within the 1970s, and in 2004, he was given the guild’s Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for lifetime contributions to tv. His papers, scripts, articles and correspondence are situated on the Wisconsin Heart for Movie and Theater Analysis. 

He’s survived by his spouse Dorothy, whom he married in 1950, and his sons, Joshua and Alan.

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