|Also Known As: ||
||October 28, 1997
||January 12, 1915
||Cause of Death:
||Los Angeles, California, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
First writing job at Columbia Pictures
Member of the Communist Party
Served as a Merchant Marine and Navy during WWII
Feature debut "No Time To Marry"
Wrote "Tom, Dick and Harry"
Blacklisted by the House of Un-American Activities Committee
Organized an independent group of blacklisted writers to produce "Salt of the Earth"
Moved to Europe during the late 1950s
Died as he was driving home from a 50th Anniversary luncheon in Los Angeles honoring blacklisted writers