|Also Known As: ||
||August 23, 1975
||March 27, 1902
||Cause of Death:
||Duluth, Minnesota, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Worked as assistant stage director to Robert Artkins at the Old Vic Theatre in London for one year
Wrote plays in New York including "The One Man", "Storm Song", "Actute Triangle"
Debut as story writer, "Matinee Ladies"
Signed three-year writing contract with Paramount
Wrote first screenplay, "If I Had a Millon"
Screenplay for "Whom the Gods Destroy" for Columbia led to studio contract
Producing debut, "She Married an Artist"
Began supervising Columbia's production; later became vice president and assistant production chief
Cited for contempt of Congress by House Committee on Un-American Activities for refusing to co-operate; fined $150 and given one-year suspended sentence
Moved to Cannes, France
Hired by 20th Century Fox as a writer and producer in Europe during the early 1960s