Sunday, February 15, 2015

RIP John Tomerlin

RIP John Tomerlin

Locus Magazine
January 1, 2015

Writer John Tomerlin, 84, died November 25, 2014 at home in Long Beach CA of a sudden heart attack. John E. Tomerlin was born March 26, 1930 in Los Angeles, and studied TV and radio broadcasting at the University of Southern California, becoming a full-time freelance writer in 1956. He wrote several novels, notably Run from the Hunter, co-written with his friend Charles Beaumont (1957), and SF novel The High Tower (1980). He also wrote for The Twilight Zone, including classic episode "Number 12 Looks Just Like You"
 (1964), based on Beaumont's 1952 story "The Beautiful People."

Born: 3/26/2930, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Died: 11/25/2015, Long Beach, California, U.S.A.

John Tomerlin’s westerns – screenwriter:
Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV) – 1959-1960
Lawman (TV) – 1961-1962

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