Stanley Mann, film and television writer, Died at 87


Stanley Mann was born on August 8, 1928, and died on January 11, 2016.

He was a Canadian-born film and television writer.

He began his writing career in 1951 and was nominated for an Oscar for his work on the 1965 film The Collector, based on the John Fowles novel of the same title.

Mann composed an adaptation of Death of a Salesman for television, in 1957.

Of his better-known credits are Eye of the Needle (1981) and the 1984 fantasy/adventure Conan the Destroyer.

Mr.Mann appeared in two of the titles, Firestarter and Meteor.

Mann wife was Florence Wood in the 1950’s, while living and working in London, England.

After the divorce in 1959, Wood married novelist Mordecai Richler, who adopted Mann’s son Daniel.

Stanley Mann passed away at 87 yrs old.