Pete Hamill

Writer, Actor, Script and Continuity Department

Writer, Actor, Script and Continuity Department


Started his career at the New York Post in 1960. He has written for numerous national magazines, has worked as a syndicated columnist, and was most recently editor in chief of the New York Daily News. His books include eight novels, two collections of stories, and A Drinking Life, his bestselling memoir.
Birth date
1935-06-24
Death date
2020-08-05
Awards
2 wins & 1 nomination.

Known For


King of New York
King of New York
Pete Hamill (1990)
One Fine Day
One Fine Day
Frank Burroughs (1996)
'Doc'
'Doc'
Writer (1971)
The Insider
The Insider
NY Times Reporter (1999)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterA Poet Long Ago
(Short) (story) / (writer)
2013
WriterThe Yellow Handkerchief
(TV Movie) (original story)
2011
WriterThe Yellow Handkerchief
(story)
2008
WriterBrothers... On Holy Ground
(Documentary) (writer)
2003
WriterSnow in August
(TV Movie) (book "Snow in August" - as Peter Hamill)
2001
WriterSplit Images
(TV Movie) (teleplay)
1992
WriterThe Neon Empire
(TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
1989
WriterLaguna Heat
(TV Movie)
1987
WriterLiberty
(TV Movie)
1986
WriterShiawase no kiiroi hankachi
(TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
1982
WriterThe Gift
(TV Movie) (novel)
1979
WriterFlesh & Blood
(TV Movie) (novel)
1979
WriterThe Yellow Handkerchief
(short story - as Pîto Hamiru)
1977
WriterFrench Connection II
(uncredited)
1975
WriterBadge 373
(written by)
1973
WriterNightside
(TV Movie) (creator)
1973
Writer'Doc'
(written by)
1971
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Insider
NY Times Reporter
1999
ActorOne Fine Day
Frank Burroughs
1996
ActorThe Paper
Pete Hamill
1994
ActorKing of New York
Pete Hamill
1990
ActorExposed
Guest at Party
1983
ActorBadge 373
Reporter
1973
RoleTitleYear
Script and Continuity DepartmentEast Side/West Side
(TV Series) (script research - 2 episodes) - You Can't Beat the System (1963) ... (script research) - Age of Consent (1963) ... (script research)
1963
RoleTitleYear
Thanks30 for 30
(TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode) - Muhammad and Larry (2009) ... (special thanks)
2009
ThanksBowling for Columbine
(Documentary) (thanks)
2002
ThanksHidden Values: The Movies of the Fifties
(TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
2001
ThanksSome Mother's Son
(special thanks)
1996
RoleTitleYear
SelfCBS News Sunday Morning
(TV Series) Self - Episode #40.105 (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfBreslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfBobby Kennedy for President
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Journalist - You Only Get One Time Around (2018) ... Self - Journalist - I'd Like to Serve (2018) ... Self - Journalist
2018
SelfSinatra: All or Nothing at All
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Part 2 (2015) ... Self (voice) - Part 1 (2015) ... Self (voice)
2015
SelfThe Italian Americans
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - author - La Famiglia (2015) ... Self - author
2015
SelfTreasures of New York: Pratt Institute
(Documentary short) Self - Host / Narrator
2014
SelfIf These Knishes Could Talk: The Story of the NY Accent
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfProhibition
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Writer - A Nation of Hypocrites (2011) ... Self - Writer - A Nation of Scofflaws (2011) ... Self - Writer - A Nation of Drunkards (2011) ... Self - Writer
2011
SelfPrime 9
(TV Series) Self - Greatest World Series (2009) ... Self (voice)
2009
SelfReal Time with Bill Maher
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.20 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfHome
(Documentary) Self
2006/III
SelfToots
(Documentary) Self
2006
SelfNewsNight with Aaron Brown
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 4 February 2005 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfRing of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story
(Documentary) Self
2005
SelfBud Greenspan's Reflections
(TV Series documentary) Self - Pound for Pound (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfThe Tim McCarver Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest
2003
Self100 Years of the World Series
(Video documentary) Self
2003
SelfESPN SportsCentury
(TV Series documentary) Self - New York Yankees: Part 1 (2003) ... Self - Jackie Robinson (1999) ... Self - Joe DiMaggio (1999) ... Self - Sugar Ray Robinson (1999) ... Self
1999-2003
SelfNew York: A Documentary Film
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Commentator - The Center of the World (1946-2003) (2003) ... Self - Commentator - The City and the World (1945-2000) (2001) ... Self - Commentator - City of Tomorrow (1929-1941) (2001) ... Self - Commentator - Sunshine and Shadow (1865-1898) (1999) ... Self - Commentator - The Power and the People (1898-1918) (1999) ... Self - Commentator Show all 6 episodes
1999-2003
SelfAmerican Experience
(TV Series documentary) Self - New York: Center of the World (2003) ... Self - New York: Part 6 - The City of Tomorrow (1999) ... Self - New York: Part 7 - The City and the World (1999) ... Self - New York: Part V - Cosmopolis (1999) ... Self - New York: Part IV - The Power and the People (1999) ... Self Show all 7 episodes
1999-2003
SelfHappy Hour
Self
2003
SelfCharlie Rose
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 19 September 2001 (2001) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 23 October 2000 (2000) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 23 October 1998 (1998) ... Self - Guest
1998-2001
SelfHoward Cosell: Telling It Like It Is
(TV Movie documentary) Self (Writer)
1999
SelfThe Sweet Science
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Immigrants (1999) ... Self
1999
SelfSugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1998
SelfBabe Ruth
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Journalist
1998
SelfLola da musica
(TV Series) Self - Peter Hamill (1998) ... Self
1998
SelfThe Fifties
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Writer - The Fear & the Dream (1997) ... Self - Writer
1997
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self - Editor0In-Chief, New York Daily News - Dutch Schultz: Menace to Society (1997) ... Self - Editor0In-Chief, New York Daily News
1997
Self60 Minutes
(TV Series documentary) Self - Editor, The New York Daily News (segment "The Big Apple") / Self - Editor, New York Post (segment "The Reverend Sharpton") - Inside the Citadel/The Big Apple/School of Scandal (1997) ... Self - Editor, The New York Daily News (segment "The Big Apple") - Lloyd's of London/Brezhnev's Daughter/The Reverend Sharpton (1993) ... Self - Editor, New York Post (segment "The Reverend Sharpton")
1993-1997
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Mary Steenburgen/Larry Brown/Pete Hamill (1996) ... Self - Guest - Julie Hagerty/Pete Hamill/Marc Maron (1994) ... Self - Guest
1994-1996
SelfABC News Nightline
(TV Series) Self - A Man Called Sinatra (1995) ... Self
1995
SelfThe Return of Ruben Blades
(Documentary) Self
1985
SelfAcademy of TV Arts and Sciences Salute to Robert Evans
(TV Special) Self
1975
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - Episode dated 1 November 1973 (1973) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 7 May 1973 (1973) ... Self - Episode dated 1 June 1972 (1972) ... Self - Episode dated 31 May 1972 (1972) ... Self - Episode dated 8 March 1972 (1972) ... Self Show all 6 episodes
1971-1973
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 1 January 1973 (1973) ... Self
1973
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Journalist - Episode #11.249 (1972) ... Self - Journalist
1972