Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Don Mankiewicz, novelist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter "who grew up in a fabled Hollywood family and went on to create TV's Ironside and Marcus Welby, M.D.," died April 25. He was 93. His 1954 novel Trial was made into a film starring Glenn Ford and Dorothy McGuire.

Don's father was Herman J. Mankiewicz, the screenwriter behind "Citizen Kane." His uncle was Joseph L. Mankiewicz, director of "All About Eve" and other classic films.

Read the LA Times Obit HERE.