TV Writers List of Route 66 Writers

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List of every famous television writer who has written for Route 66, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for Route 66. Staff writers as well as guest writers for Route 66 are included when available, along with more information about each Route 66 writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of Route 66, then this writing staff from Route 66 should be studied closely.

List ranges from Sam Peckinpah to John McGreevey and more.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for Route 66?”

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Anthony Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
age 90 Anthony Lawrence is a screenwriter, television producer and actor.

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Ernest Kinoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
age 93 Bontche Schweig is a film writer.

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Gilbert Ralston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
Died at 87 (1912-1999) Gilbert Alexander Ralston was an American screenwriter, journalist and author. He was a television producer in the 1950s and a screenwriter in the 1960s. He created the television series The ...more

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Jack Turley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
age 91 Jack Turley is a screenwriter.

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John McGreevey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
Died at 88 (1922-2010) John DeGreevey was an American writer and screenwriter.

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Joseph Petracca is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
Died at 50 (1913-1963) Joseph Petracca was an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, and television writer of Italian descent. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Petracca moved to Los Angeles after ...more

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Leonard Freeman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
Died at 54 (1920-1974) Leonard Freeman was an American television writer and producer whose most famous achievement was the creation of the CBS television network series Hawaii Five-O in 1968, the show was remade in ...more

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Sam Peckinpah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
Died at 59 (1925-1984) David Samuel "Sam" Peckinpah was an American film director and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic The Wild Bunch. He was known for the ...more

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Shimon Wincelberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
Died at 80 (1924-2004) Shimon Wincelberg was an American television writer and Broadway playwright. Born in Kiel, Germany, he wrote for many television shows from the 1950s, sometimes under the pen names of S. ...more

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Stirling Silliphant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
Died at 78 (1918-1996) Stirling Dale Silliphant was an American screenwriter and producer. His father, Sterling Silliphant, was a Canadian who immigrated to the United States in 1911, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1916. ...more

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William Kelley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
Died at 74 (1929-2003) William Kelley is an Edgar award winning author.

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William R. Cox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Route 66 Writers
William R. Cox Died at 87 (1901-1988) William Robert Cox was an American author. He was a prolific writer of short stories and Western and Mystery novels mainly for the pulp and paperback markets. He wrote under at least six ...more