I.C. RAPOPORT  

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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