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Also Known As: James E. Grant Died: February 19, 1966
Born: July 2, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Illinois, USA Profession: screenwriter, director, producer, novelist

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James Edward Grant brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1945, he produced "The Great John L." Grant began his entertainment career in film writing following credits on "Whipsaw" (1935), "Grand Jury" (1936) and "Great Guy" (1936). He also appeared in "Big Brown Eyes" (1936), the William Powell comedy "The Ex-Mrs. Bradford" (1936) and "Danger - Love at Work" (1937). Toward the end of his career, Grant wrote the John Wayne drama "Hondo" (1953), "The Last Wagon" (1956) with Richard Widmark and the Charlton Heston western "Three Violent People" (1957). He also appeared in "Proud Rebel" (1958) with Alan Ladd. Grant was most recently credited in "Support Your Local Gunfighter" (1971). Grant was nominated for a Writing (Story and Screenplay--Written Directly For the Screen) Academy Award for "The Sheepman" in 1958. Grant passed away in February 1966 at the age of 61.

James Edward Grant brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1945, he produced "The Great John L." Grant began his entertainment career in film writing following credits on "Whipsaw" (1935), "Grand Jury" (1936) and "Great Guy" (1936). He also appeared in "Big Brown Eyes" (1936), the William Powell comedy "The Ex-Mrs. Bradford" (1936) and "Danger - Love at Work" (1937). Toward the end of his career, Grant wrote the John Wayne drama "Hondo" (1953), "The Last Wagon" (1956) with Richard Widmark and the Charlton Heston western "Three Violent People" (1957). He also appeared in "Proud Rebel" (1958) with Alan Ladd. Grant was most recently credited in "Support Your Local Gunfighter" (1971). Grant was nominated for a Writing (Story and Screenplay--Written Directly For the Screen) Academy Award for "The Sheepman" in 1958. Grant passed away in February 1966 at the age of 61.

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  Ring of Fear (1954) Director
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  Angel and the Badman (1947) Director

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1945:
Produced "The Great John L"
1949:
Directed "Angel and the Badman"

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