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Screenwriter Chris Bryant dies

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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