John Alan Schwartz (1952–2019)

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John Alan Schwartz was born on November 7, 1952 in the USA. He was a writer and director, known for Knight Rider (1982), The Worst of Faces of Death (1987) and A Passion for Murder (1992). He was married to Joan Alperin. He died on August 13, 2019 in the USA. See full bio »


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Known For

Knight Rider Writer
The Fall Guy Writer


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 1999 Faces of Death: Fact or Fiction? (Video documentary) (as Johnny Getyerkokov)
 1992 A Passion for Murder (written by)
 1989 Dragnet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Connection (1989) ... (writer)
 1987 The Worst of Faces of Death (Documentary) (as Alan Black)
 1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- I Now Pronounce You... Dead (1986) ... (written by)
 1985 Faces of Death III (Documentary) (as Alan Black)
 1984 Santa Barbara (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.89 (1984) ... (writer)
 1983 Automan (TV Series) (writer)
  Knight Rider (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1982) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1982) (written by - 1 episode, 1982)
- The Final Verdict (1982) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Slammin' Sammy's Stunt Show Spectacular (1982) ... (written by)
 1981 Faces of Death II (Documentary) (as Alan Black)
 1978 Faces of Death (Documentary) (as Alan Black)
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Alternate Names:

Alan Black | Johnny Getyerkokov | Conan Le Cilaire | John Schwartz | Conan le Cilaire

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According to his wife, he had been diagnosed with Lewy body dementia approximately six years before his death. See more »



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