Posts tagged ‘Paddy Chayefsky’

September 19, 2012

Script: Network

Network was written by Paddy Chayefsky.

This addition rounds out the top ten scripts on the WGA’s list of the 101 Greatest Screenplays Ever Written.

January 5, 2012

Screenwriter Profile: Paddy Chayefsky

The Writer:

Paddy Chayefsky is one of those names that every writer should know. A top writer from the early days of television, late in his career Chayefsky scribed the cynical masterpiece, Network. Other highlights from his illustrious career include Marty¬†and his work on Goodyear Playhouse. He remains the only person to hold three individual Academy Awards for writing — other writers who have won three all wrote with partners (Billy Wilder, Francis Ford Coppola. and Charles Brackett).

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