I.C.Rapoport, on assignment for Paris-Match during the revolution in the Domincan Republic, stands with rebel soldier -- May, 1965.
I.C. RAPOPORT was born in The Bronx, New York
Attended public schools including School of Industrial Arts (Art & Design). Attended Ohio University, studied photography under Clarence White. Assisted fashion photographer Robert Randall and LIFE photographer Nina Leen. Apprenticed as photojournalist for (PARIS-MATCH MAGAZINE) New York Bureau. Drafted into U.S. Army during John F. Kennedy administration, stationed in Pentagon and White House as military photographer – photographed Special Warfare Center/Special Forces (Green Berets) as they were created.
Worked as photojournalist for PARIS-MATCH, Saturday
Evening Post, LIFE, TIME, Newsweek, National Geographic, etc.
Sold first screenplay to Palomar Pictures/Edgar J. Scherick.
Began career as screen/television writer.
First feature produced: TO KILL A CLOWN starring Alan Alda & Blythe Danner
Subsequent MOW’s for CBS, NBC, ABC:
THOU SHALT NOT KILL (NBC) starring Lee Grant, Robert Culp, Gary Graham
MARATHON (CBS) with Bob Newhart
WORD OF HONOR (CBS) with Karl Malden, Ron Silver, John Malkavitch (first film).
INNOCENT LOVE (CBS) starring Steven (Rocky) Bauer, Melissa Sue Anderson
LIVING PROOF (Hank Williams Jr. Story) (NBC) with Richard Thomas
I MARRIED WYATT EARP (NBC) with Marie Osmond
STEELER AND THE PITTSBURGH KID, Henry Thomas, Mean Joe Greene
COOK & PEARY, The Race to the Pole (CBS) with Rod Steiger, Richard Chamberlain
STRANGER ON MY LAND (ABC) with Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Johnson
HAPPY (CBS) with Dom DeLouise
JERICHO FEVER (USA) Bonnie Bedelia
CHEETAH AND FRIENDS (DISNEY FEATURE)
PILOT and 4 episodes of BORN TO THE WIND (NBC) starring Will Sampson
3 SEASONS: LAW & ORDER (16 episodes)
1 SEASON: PROFILER (4 episodes)
Winner of the Mystery Writers EDGAR Award;
Nominated for WGA Oustanding Dramatic Writing
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