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Ivan Goff, a talented screenwriter, brought to life many memorable characters on film. Goff's film career started with such writing credits as the musical comedy "My Love Came Back" (1940) with Olivia de Havilland, the musical "Sunset in Wyoming" (1941) with Gene Autry and the James Cagney crime flick "White Heat" (1949). He also appeared in "Backfire" (1950), "Goodbye, My Fancy" (1951) and the adventure "Captain Horatio Hornblower" (1951) with Gregory Peck. Goff was nominated for a Writing (Story and Screenplay--Written Directly For the Screen) Academy Award for "Man of a Thousand Faces" in 1957. Goff was most recently credited in the Cameron Diaz box office smash action picture "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" (2003). Goff continued to exercise his talent in the sixties through the early 2000s, taking on a mix of projects like "The Rogues" (NBC, 1964-65). Goff passed away in September 1999 at the age of 89.