BiographySan Jose, Costa Rica
Guerdon Trueblood is the grandson of General Billy Mitchell, who's the founding father of the U.S. Air Force. Trueblood attended George Wastington University in Virginia. He achieved his greatest success as a solid and dependable television writer. Trueblood has written scripts for such TV shows as "The Young Rebels," "Adam-12," "The Young Lawyers," "The Streets of San Francisco," and "Automan." In addition, Trueblood wrote the screenplays for the excellent psycho Vietnam veterans exploitation winner "Welcome Home, Soldier Boys" and the gritty Western "The Last Hard Men;" Trueblood also was an associate producer of the latter movie. Read more... the 70s made-for-TV killer animal fright features "The Savage Bees," "It Happened at Lakewood Manor," "Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo," and "Terror Out of the Sky." He also supplied the story for "Jaws 3-D." Trueblood made a rare foray into theatrical film directing with the terrifically rough and sleazy 70s grindhouse crime cult classic "The Candy Snatchers." Trueblood's college friend Vincent Martorano portrays a dim-witted kidnapper in the picture and his son Christopher appears as a little autistic boy. Trueblood's other son Guerdon is a highly successful digital effects artist/compositor.