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Also Known As: Died: July 16, 1978
Born: July 11, 1884 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, USA Profession: screenwriter, director, producer, actor

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Academy Award-winning screenwriter Howard Estabrook led an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Estabrook started his entertainment career writing for films, including "Dressed to Kill" (1928), the drama "The Shopworn Angel" (1929) with Nancy Carroll and the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in "The Four Feathers" (1929), "Behind the Make-Up" (1930) and the Evelyn Brent drama "Slightly Scarlet" (1930). Estabrook won a Writing (Adaptation) Academy Award for "Cimarron" in 1931. In the latter part of his career, Estabrook wrote the dramatic musical "New Wine" (1941) with Ilona Massey, "International Lady" (1941) with George Brent and the Mickey Rooney comedic drama "The Human Comedy" (1943). He also appeared in the drama "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (1944) with Lynn Bari. Estabrook more recently wrote "The Big Fisherman" (1959) with Howard Keel. Estabrook passed away in July 1978 at the age of 94.

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Howard Estabrook led an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Estabrook started his entertainment career writing for films, including "Dressed to Kill" (1928), the drama "The Shopworn Angel" (1929) with Nancy Carroll and the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in "The Four Feathers" (1929), "Behind the Make-Up" (1930) and the Evelyn Brent drama "Slightly Scarlet" (1930). Estabrook won a Writing (Adaptation) Academy Award for "Cimarron" in 1931. In the latter part of his career, Estabrook wrote the dramatic musical "New Wine" (1941) with Ilona Massey, "International Lady" (1941) with George Brent and the Mickey Rooney comedic drama "The Human Comedy" (1943). He also appeared in the drama "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (1944) with Lynn Bari. Estabrook more recently wrote "The Big Fisherman" (1959) with Howard Keel. Estabrook passed away in July 1978 at the age of 94.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  The Big Fisherman (1959) Dialogue Director
2.
  Heavenly Days (1944) Director
3.
  The Wild Girl (1917) Director
4.
  Giving Becky a Chance (1917) Director
5.
  The Highway of Hope (1917) Director

CAST: (feature film)

2.
 The Closing Net (1915) Frank Clamart
3.
 M'liss (1915) John Gray
4.
 Four Feathers (1915) Captain Harry Faversham
5.
 The Butterfly (1915) John Butler
6.
 Officer 666 (1914) Travers Gladwin
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