Jack Pulman

Jack Pulman
Born (1925-07-11)11 July 1925
London, England
Died 29 May 1979(1979-05-29) (aged 53)
London, England
Occupation Screenwriter, television writer

Jack Pulman (11 July 1925 – 29 May 1979) was an award-winning British television screenwriter, most famous for the critically acclaimed 1976 BBC television series, I, Claudius, based on the novels I Claudius and Clavdivs the God by Robert Graves.[1][2]

Born and raised in London, Pulman was renowned as "adaptor-extraordinary," having written teleplays for such literary works as Jane Eyre, Crime and Punishment, David Copperfield, and War and Peace.

He died of a heart attack in London on 29 May 1979. His last screenplay, Private Schulz, went into production after his death. His widow, Barbara Young, collected a posthumous writers award from The Royal Television Society for his work on the show in 1982.

He also wrote the screenplay for the 1970 film The Executioner.


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