Christopher Trumbo Obituary


Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted


 (Nancy Escher)


Trumbo, the son of Dalton Trumbo, wrote TV episodes for series such as ‘Ironside,’ ‘Quincy, M.E.,’ and ‘Falcon Crest.’ He was an expert on the blacklist and wrote a play, ‘Trumbo: Red, White & Blacklisted,’ based on his father’s letters.


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
January 12, 2011


Christopher Trumbo, the screen and television writer son of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was blacklisted and imprisoned during the Red Scare as a member of the Hollywood 10, has died. He was 70.


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One Response to “Christopher Trumbo Obituary”

  1. Michael Fuino says:

    Chris Trumbo was a good friend, unforgettable wit, great pool player with a generousity beyond compare. We have lost touch over the years nevertheless his passing is a loss to society. I hope he is at peace, something that eluded him for most of his life.

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