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Milburn Smith

Playwright

Milburn Smith was an American writer. During the 1960's and 70's, Smith was an entertainment journalist and profiled celebrities including Elizabeth Taylor, Johnny Cash, and Warren Beatty. After years in the field, he became the associate publisher for the Starlog Group, a position he held until his retirement.

In addition to his career in journalism, Smith enjoyed success as a playwright. His plays include Sensations of the Bitten Partner, The Ten O'Clock Hour, Bloodsport (PH), and Breakfast at Schlankenwald.  He also wrote the book of the musical Flim Flam. He later wrote for televsion, writing for The Disney Channel and American Movie Classics.

Smith passed away in 2002. He is survived by his wife, four children, and five grandchildren.

Appears in
Bloodsport