Ernest Tidyman

Ernest Tidyman

Name Ernest Tidyman
Profession Screenwriter
Date of Birth 1928-01-01
Place of Birth Ohio
Age 56 yrs
Death Date 1984-07-14
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Ernest Tidyman

Screenwriter known for his stories revolving around the character of John Shaft. He also wrote the screenplay for 1971’s Shaft, which starred John D.F. Black.

Early Life of Ernest Tidyman

He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio.


In 1979, he co-wrote one of Chuck Norris’s earlier films entitled A Force of One.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Susan.

Associated With

Like author Mary Hahn, he was the recipient of an Edgar Award.

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