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screenwriter , author

John Frederick Blumenthal, American screenwriter, author. Member Writers Guild American.

Background

Blumenthal, John Frederick was born on January 5, 1949 in Middletown, New York, United States. Son of Fritz Frederick and Marianne (Leiter) Blumenthal.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, Tufts College, 1971.

Career

Assistant editor, Esquire magazine, New York City, 1973;from assistant editor to associate editor, Playboy magazine, Chicago, 1974-1979;staff writer, Los Angeles, 1980-1981;contributing editor, Los Angeles, 1981-1985;freelance screenwriter, author, Los Angeles, since 1986. Development teleplays and pilots for Aaron Spelling Prodns., ABC and Universal television, since 1985.

Works

Membership

Member Writers Guild American.

Connections

Married Ingrid Van Eckert, June 20, 1982. Children: Julia Anne, Elizabeth Jane.

father:
Fritz Frederick Blumenthal

mother:
Marianne (Leiter) Blumenthal

spouse:
Ingrid Van Eckert

children:
Julia Anne Blumenthal

Elizabeth Jane Blumenthal