Wrote 'Don't Look Now'
Screenwriter Chris Bryant, who scripted Nicolas Roeg’s “Don’t Look Now,” died Oct. 27 in Burford, United Kingdom. He was 72.A prolific writer of miniseries and feature films, Bryant had also worked as a lawyer, a politician, a comedian, a TVhost, an actor and a teacher. His feature credits include “Joseph Andrews,” directed by Tony Richardson and starring Peter Firth and Ann-Margret; “The Girl from Petrovka” with Goldie Hawn and Anthony Hopkins; “Tristan and Ysolt”; “Stealing Heaven”; “The Awakening” and “Lady Jane.” For television, he wrote TV movies and miniseries including “One Against the Wind,” for which he won a Christopher award, starring Judy Davis and Sam Neill; “Young Catherine” with Vanessa Redgrave; “Henry VIII” for NBC; “Gulliver’s Travels” and “Foreign Affairs” with Joanne Woodward. He is survived by his wife, Penelope, two sons, a daughter and a brother. Donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Society, http://www.parkinsons.org.uk.
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