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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 18, 1978|
|Born:||December 7, 1915||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA||Profession:||Writer ...|
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Published novel, "No Good From a Corpse"
Wrote first screenplay for Howard Hawks, "The Big Sleep", adapted from a Raymond Chandler novel; shared screen credit with William Faulkner and Jules Furthman; film was released in 1946
Co-wrote and provided story for "The Vampire's Ghost"
Received first solo screenwriting credit on "Crime Doctor's Manhunt"
Her novel "Markham" was adapted into TV pilot
With Furthman, co-wrote Western "Rio Bravo", directed by Hawks
Won Silver Spur Award for novel "Follow the Free Wind"
Scripted John Wayne vehicle "Hatari!", directed by Hawks
Final screen collaboration with Hawks, co-wrote "Rio Lobo"
For Robert Altman, adapted the Raymond Chandler novel "The Long Goodbye"
Wrote first draft of "The Empire Strikes Back"; received co-author credit on final release
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