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Ken Englund (1914–1993)


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 »

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 1969 That Girl (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1965 Bewitched (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- George the Warlock (1965) ... (written by)
- Pleasure O'Riley (1965) ... (written by)
  My Three Sons (TV Series) (teleplay & story - 1 episode, 1963) (written by - 1 episode, 1962)
- Steve and the Viking (1963) ... (teleplay & story)
- Moment of Truth (1962) ... (written by)
 1960 Hello London (Documentary) (writer)
  Hawaiian Eye (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1960) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- Then There Were Three (1960) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1956 The Vagabond King (screenplay)
 1954 Dear Phoebe (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1953 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kid Stuff (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Hot Dog Stand (1953) ... (writer)
- Lucky Number (1953) ... (writer)
 1953 The Caddy (additional dialogue)
 1953 Never Wave at a WAC (screenplay)
 1952 Androcles and the Lion (adaptation)
 1951 A Millionaire for Christy (screenplay)
 1948 Good Sam (screenplay)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (screen play)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn (additional sequences - uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1945 The Unseen (adaptation)
 1944 Here Come the Waves (as Ken England)
 1943 Sweet Rosie O'Grady (screenplay)
 1942 Springtime in the Rockies (screenplay)
 1942 Rings on Her Fingers (screen play)
 1941 Nothing But the Truth (screenplay)
 1940 This Thing Called Love (screenplay)
 1940 No, No, Nanette (screenplay)
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife (screen play)
 1939 Slightly Honorable (screenplay)
 1939 Good Girls Go to Paris (screenplay)
 1938 There's That Woman Again (screenplay)
 1938 Artists and Models Abroad (screenplay)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938 (screen play)

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Other Works:

Play: Nightshade (1953) [Drama]. Written by Ken Englund and Sidney Field. World Premiere: March 12, 1953, Pasadena Playhouse, California. Directed by Demetrios Vilan and John Bryant. Cast included John Bryant, Paula Raymond, George Reeves, Evelyn Scott, Natividad Vacío, Jack Hill, William Kean, and Louise Lorimer.

Alternate Names:

Ken England

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(March 1961 - April 1961) President of the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAw) See more »

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