Paddy Chayefsky (1923–1981)

Writer | Actor | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Network (1976) | Altered States (1980) | Marty (1955)
AWARDS 
Won 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 6 nominations More »
AKA 
Sidney Aaron | Paddy Chayevsky
BORN 
Jan 29, 1923 (died Aug 1, 1981)

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Past Film & Video (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Star 80Star 80 Dedicatee  Less 1983 $6.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Altered StatesAltered States Writer (novel), Writer (written for the screen by) (as Sidney Aaron)  Less 1980 $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for FameFame Acknowledgement (excerpt from "Marty" courtesy of)  Less 1980 $21 / —
  • Primary photo for Die MutterDie Mutter Writer (novel)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for NetworkNetwork Writer  Less 1976 $3.8MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for The HospitalThe Hospital Opening Narrator (voice) (uncredited), Producer (uncredited), Writer  Less 1971 $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for Paint Your WagonPaint Your Wagon Writer (adaptation)  Less 1969 $20MM $32MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Americanization of EmilyThe Americanization of Emily Writer (screenplay)  Less 1964 $2.7MM
  • Primary photo for Middle of the NightMiddle of the Night Writer (play), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The GoddessThe Goddess Writer  Less 1958 $600K
  • Primary photo for The Bachelor PartyThe Bachelor Party Associate Producer, Writer (screenplay), Writer (story "The Bachelor Party")  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for The Catered AffairThe Catered Affair Writer (play)  Less 1956 $1MM
  • Primary photo for MartyMarty Leo (uncredited), Associate Producer, Lyrics ("Marty"), Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less 1955 $343K
  • Primary photo for As Young as You FeelAs Young as You Feel Writer (story)  Less 1951
  • Primary photo for A Double LifeA Double Life Photographer (uncredited)  Less 1947
  • Primary photo for The True GloryThe True Glory Writer  Less 1945
Past Television (25 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Himself / Leo (2 episodes, 2012), Writer (screenplay) (2 episodes, 2012), Writer (novel) (1 episode, 2014), Writer (story) (1 episode, 2016), Writer (written for the screen by) (1 episode, 2014), Lyrics ("Marty") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2012–2016 3
    • Marty (Mar 4, 2016) Himself / Leo (archive footage), Lyrics ("Marty"), Writer (screenplay), Writer (story)  Less
    • Altered States (May 30, 2014) Writer (novel), Writer (written for the screen by) (as Sidney Aaron)  Less
    • Paint Your Wagon (Apr 27, 2012) Himself (archive footage), Writer (screenplay)  Less
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Ein Zug nach ManhattanEin Zug nach Manhattan (TV Movie) Writer (story "Holiday Song")  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Your Place or Mine?Your Place or Mine? (TV Movie) Writer (story), Writer (teleplay)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for A nagy üzletA nagy üzlet (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for O Grande NegócioO Grande Negócio (TV Movie) Writer (play)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Il grosso affareIl grosso affare (TV Movie) Writer (story)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for GideonGideon (TV Movie) Writer (play), Writer  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Mitten in der NachtMitten in der Nacht (TV Movie) Writer (play)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Das große ProjektDas große Projekt (TV Movie) Writer (novel)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for TeatterituokioTeatterituokio (TV Series) Writer (television play "The Mother") (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
    • Äiti (Feb 1, 1969) Writer (television play "The Mother")  Less
  • Primary photo for Der zehnte MannDer zehnte Mann (TV Movie) Writer (play "The Tenth Man")  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Iso keikkaIso keikka (TV Movie) Writer (play "The Big Deal")  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for GideonGideon (TV Movie) Writer (play)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Gran teatroGran teatro (TV Series) Writer (3 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964 3
  • Primary photo for Veliki poduhvatVeliki poduhvat (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for Grande Teatro TupiGrande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959 1
  • Primary photo for MatiMati (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The 20th Century-Fox HourThe 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series) Writer (story) (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
  • Primary photo for TeledramaTeledrama (TV Series) Writer (play) (1 episode, 1957)  Less 1957 1
    • Mãe (Mar 16, 1957) Writer (play)  Less
  • Primary photo for TV de VanguardaTV de Vanguarda (TV Series) Writer (play) (2 episodes, 1956)  Less 1956 2
  • Primary photo for Matinee TheatreMatinee Theatre (TV Series) Writer (story) (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Goodyear Television PlayhouseGoodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) Writer (3 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952–1955 3
  • Primary photo for The Philco Television PlayhouseThe Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series) Writer (12 episodes, 1949), Writer (story) (1 episode, 1949), Writer (teleplay) (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1949–1954 12
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  • Primary photo for The Gulf PlayhouseThe Gulf Playhouse (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
Self (11 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The 50th Annual Academy AwardsThe 50th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The 49th Annual Academy AwardsThe 49th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Open EndOpen End (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Film '72Film '72 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The 44th Annual Academy AwardsThe 44th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for ReleaseRelease (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Tonight Starring Jack PaarTonight Starring Jack Paar (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
  • Primary photo for MonitorMonitor (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual Academy AwardsThe 28th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner  Less 1956
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Welcome to the BasementWelcome to the Basement (TV Series) Himself / Leo (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2016
    • Marty (Mar 4, 2016) Himself / Leo (archive footage)  Less
    • Paint Your Wagon (Apr 27, 2012) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Oscar's Greatest MomentsOscar's Greatest Moments (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1992

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