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Started as a gag writer for "The Phil Baker Hour" on radio in the 1930's. Under contract to Paramount from 1937. Was best-known for his screenplay (with Everett Freeman) of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947). Later did much television work, including work as lead writer for Dr. Joyce Brothers. See more trivia »
Born:in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died:(age 79) in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA