Oscar winner Mann dies
Mann, who was also nominated for an Oscar for 1965's Ship Of Fools, was a prolific television and film writer.
He was also the creator of classic TV detective show Kojak, which starred Telly Savalas of Kelly's Heroes and The Dirty Dozen. Some of Mann's most recent work was writing episodes for the 2005 revival of the franchise, which starred Ving Rhames as the lollipop-loving gumshoe.
But it is perhaps Judgement At Nuremberg, the star-studded reconstruction of war crimes trials held at the end of World War II, that he will be best remembered for.
The film brought together a stellar cast - including Spencer Tracey, Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland and Maximilian Schell - for a tense courtroom drama described by Channel 4 as a "classic of post-war cinema" with a "tremendous" screenplay.
Abby Mann was 84.
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