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William Bast (1931–2015)

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew

William Bast, the Edgar-winning TV screenwriter, was the first biographer of cinema icon James Dean, his close friend and lover. Bast and Dean met and became friends and roommates while drama ... read full biography
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Apr 3, 1931 (died May 4, 2015)
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61 titles
Past Film & Video (3 titles) Budget Opening Weekend Gross
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The Betsy (1978)
Writer (screenplay) Writer (screenplay)   See fewer
The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
Writer (screenplay) (as William E. Bast) Writer (screenplay) (as William E. Bast)   See fewer
Hammerhead (1968)
Writer (screenplay) Writer (screenplay)   See fewer
Self (8 titles)
East of Eden: Art in Search of Life (2005)
(Video) - Self - James Dean's Friend Self - James Dean's Friend   See fewer
American Masters (2005)
(TV Series) - Self (1 episode, 2005) Self (1 episode, 2005)   See fewer
James Dean: Sense Memories (May 11, 2005) Season 19, Episode 1 - Self Self   See fewer
James Dean - Mit Vollgas durchs Leben (2005)
(TV Movie) - Self Self   See fewer
Living Famously (2003)
(TV Series) - Self (1 episode, 2003) Self (1 episode, 2003)   See fewer
James Dean (Jan 28, 2003) Season 1, Episode 15 - Self Self   See fewer
Biography (2002)
(TV Series) - Self (1 episode, 2002) Self (1 episode, 2002)   See fewer
James Dean: Outside the Lines (Oct 14, 2002) Self Self   See fewer
Naked Hollywood (1991– )
(TV Mini-series) - Self Self   See fewer
Forever James Dean (1988)
Self Self   See fewer
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