Ernest Ralph Tidyman was an American author and screenwriter, best known for his novels featuring the African-American detective John Shaft. He also co-wrote the screenplay for the film version of Shaft with John D.F. Black in 1971.
Sunday, 01 January 1928
Saturday, 14 July 1984
|1980||Emmy||Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special||Nominated|
|1979||Emmy||Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special||Nominated|
|1972||Oscar||Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium||Won|
|1972||Golden Globe||Best Screenplay - Motion Picture||Nominated|