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Chuck Adamson

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Years active  1981-1987
Name  Chuck Adamson
Role  Police officer

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Full Name  Charles Fredrick Adamson
Born  June 11, 1936 (1936-06-11) Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation  Television producer, screenwriter, police officer
Died  February 22, 2008, Roseburg, Oregon, United States
Movies and TV shows  Crime Story, The Stand, Beverly Hills Cop, A River Runs Through It
Similar People  John Santucci, Steve Ryan, Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Anthony Denison

Charles Fredrick "Chuck" Adamson (June 11, 1936 – February 22, 2008) was an American police officer who became a television producer and screenwriter.

Adamson was best known for creating the television crime drama Crime Story, for which he won a People's Choice Award, and for writing episodes of Miami Vice. The 1995 film Heat, starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino and directed by Michael Mann, is based on one of Adamson's more famous cases in Chicago from the 1960s.

He died in 2008 at age 71. Michael Mann's 2009 film Public Enemies stated in its end credits "In memory of Chuck Adamson".


  • Thief (1981)
  • Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
  • Crime Story (TV series 1986)
  • A River Runs Through It (1992)
  • Top Cops (TV series 1992)
  • The Stand (TV mini-series 1994)
  • Quiz Show (1994)
  • References

    Chuck Adamson Wikipedia