|Also Known As: ||
||August 2, 1980
||November 30, 1894
||Cause of Death:
||illness following a heart attack
||Columbus, Ohio, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Served in Navy during WWI
Moved to NY and became a writer after failing at stockbroking; wrote satricial novels in the 1920s
First film assignment was adaptation for "Brown of Harvard"
Starred on Broadway in role of Nick Potter in Philip Barry's "Holiday"
First play produced on Broadway, "Rebound" (also starred)
Moved to Hollywood; appeared in supporting role in film, "Not So Dumb"
Last US screenplay, "Edward My Son"
Blacklisted; retired to England
Wrote screenplay for "Escapade" under pseudonym Gilbert Holland
Last film, "Moment of Danger/Malaga" (British)