(Sam Roberts’s article appeared in The New York Times, 11/28; via Pam Green.)
James Prideaux, who wrote television movies that starred Katharine Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor and a play for which Julie Harris won a Tony Award for best actress, died on Nov. 18 in West Hills, Calif. He was 88.
The cause was a stroke, said his agent, Michael Peretzian.
Mr. Prideaux (pronounced pree-DOUGH) was working on Off Broadway shows and for TV soap operas in the late 1960s when Ms. Hepburn recruited him to Hollywood to write a screenplay.