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'''Abraham''' "'''Mickey'''" '''Knox''' (December 24, 1921− November 15, 2013) was an American [[actor]] with nearly 80 films to his credit. He was also a [[screenwriter]], [[film producer]] and [[novelist]]. Blacklisted during the [[McCarthyism|McCarthy era]], he moved to Paris and Rome to work. His screenwriter credits where he adapted approximately 150 Italian and French into English translations include the English adaptation of [[Sergio Leone]]'s ''[[The Good, the Bad and the Ugly]]''.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.fandango.com/mickeyknox/biographies/p38862 |title=Mickey Knox Biography |publisher=Fandango.com |date=1922-01-01 |accessdate=2010-09-22}}</ref> As a dialogue director he coached many non English speaking actors in performing convicingly in the English language.
 
Filmmaker [[Quentin Tarantino]] named his [[List_of_Natural_Born_Killers_characters#Mickey_Knox|lead character]], portrayed by [[Woody Harrelson]], after Knox in the film ''[[Natural Born Killers]]''.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0461659/bio Bio at imdb.com]</ref>
 
Knox's 2004 memoir is titled ''The Good, the Bad and the Dolce Vita: The Adventures of an Actor in Hollywood, Paris and Rome''.
 
==Selected filmography as an actor==
*''[[The Accused (1949 film)|The Accused]]'' (1949) as Jack Hunter
*''[[Angels in Disguise (film)|Angels in Disguise]]'' (1949) as Angles
 
==In popular culture==
 
Filmmaker [[Quentin Tarantino]] named his [[List_of_Natural_Born_Killers_characters#Mickey_Knox|lead character]], portrayed by [[Woody Harrelson]], after Knox in the film ''[[Natural Born Killers]]''.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0461659/bio Bio at imdb.com]</ref>
 
Knox's 2004 memoir is titled ''The Good, the Bad and the Dolce Vita: The Adventures of an Actor in Hollywood, Paris and Rome''.
 
 
==See also==