Run for Your Life is an American television drama series starring Ben Gazzara as a man with only a short time to live. It ran on NBC from 1965 to 1968. The series was created by Roy Huggins, who had previously explored the "man on the move" concept with The Fugitive.
- Roy Huggins
Paul's seaplane is hijacked and flown to Cuba, supposedly to bring out an enemy of the regime, but virtually everything told to him is untrue.
Paul is romancing a princess on the lavish yacht of his friend Rachel Pike (Vera Miles) when pal Ramon de Vega (Fernando Lamas) inveigles him into arranging an introduction to the financier, but Rachel is too much of a match for the gigolo.
In Acapulco Paul meets a dare devil who seems to think he has nothing to lose when risking his life.
Middle-aged entertainer Jamey Burke (Mel Torme) feels a Peter Pan image is necessary for success, and when he fires his manager and picks Paul at random to replace him, a significant catalyst is introduced into his life.
A casual relationship with Paul is taken too seriously by Valerie Phillips (Marianna Hill) and her industrialist father Cal Phillips (Ralph Bellamy) when the couple join a safari after two weeks together in Rome.
Paul investigates the death of his friend who headed a committee for a Constitutional amendment to outlaw gambling.
When Alex Ryder (Bruce Dern) availed of the opportunity to fake his death and collect substantial insurance money, his wife Molly (Anne Helm) turns to Paul for help.
Paul goes to the aid of an old friend who's been arrested on a trumped-up morals charge, but finds that's only where the problems of Willy Hatch (Don Rickles) begin.
Multi-millionaire Andrew Dawson (Edward Andrews) asks Paul to track down a possibly long-lost daughter in Andorra, and with the help of Ramon de Vega (Fernando Lamas), he extracts her from two rival smuggling families there.
Against Paul's advice, distinguished jurist Taliaferro Wilson (Franchot Tone) goes on the sensationalist talk show of scandal-monger host Jerry Haines (James Daly) with horrendous consequences for both men.
A horrific crash killing four people occurs when Paul's car stalls on a highway.
As Frank Frazer (James Farentino) schemes to recover the money he stole from a bank, other survivors of the crash caused by Paul's car deal with insurance matters and their futures.
Lucia Van Vorst (Katherine Crawford) believes she should keep a valuable wedding present from her Moroccan husband Jamal Mustafa (Stanley Waxman) when he discards her, and Paul's initial assistance as a courier turns into full-blown cat burglary when he obtains it for her to get revenge on Ahmed Mustafa (Edmund Hashim).
Trying to find his way past the ever-changing smoke screen she creates. Paul becomes enchanted by Tia (Tisha Sterling), a girl he meets singing in a café on his Christmas sojourn in Rome.
Paul acts as a catalyst to expose the killers responsible for the murder his friend Garrett Hamilton (Jason Evers) is suspected of.
Paul is asked to purchase a rare car for industrialist Sir Harry Hiller (Albert Dekker), but the real objective is something quite different.
A casual remark to Deputy Sheriff Potter (Warren Oates) in a small American town leads Paul facing a certain 15-year prison sentence.
Failing, possibly scheming, author Lucrece Lawrence (Julie Harris) accuses Paul of attempted rape when her mind misconstrues an unromantic dinner with him.
With just hours left Paul, who prosecuted the case six years earlier, tries to save Lou Patterson (Tom Skerritt) from the gas chamber.
As a favor to her father Paul searches the hippie enclaves of San Francisco and Los Angeles for Sara Prentice (Barbara Hershey), who writes erotic poems and charms all men.
A calculating position.
Paul accompanies Lisa Sorrow (Ina Balin) on the archaeological dig of her former lover David Navan (Hans Gudegast) in Israel, but jubilation over a find turns into sorrow for everyone.
Paul helps Barbara Sherwood (Susan Trustman) investigate what she believes to be the suspicious drowning of her sister in Italy.
When the boy she thought she married tells her that the wedding was a fake, Carol Sherman (Kim Darby) accepts a ride to San Francisco from Paul to get an abortion.
A gambling syndicate considers Paul a threat to their getting a debt paid by Alejandro Orsini (Jacques Bergerac) who is about to marry wealthy Mona Morrison (Anne Baxter).
Paul is asked to be a go-between to exchange the husband of Alicia Stuyvesant (Janice Rule) for an East German agent being held in the US.