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Gene Fowler (I) (1890–1960)

Gene Fowler was born on March 8, 1890 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Eugene Devlan. He was a writer and actor, known for The Mighty Barnum (1934), What Price Hollywood? (1932) and Billy the Kid (1941). He was married to Agnes Fowler. He died on July 2, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1957 Beau James (book)
 1949 Big Jack (writer)
 1941 Billy the Kid (screenplay)
 1940 The Earl of Chicago (story)
 1939 Some Like It Hot (play "The Great Magoo")
 1939 Jesse James (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town (based on a story by)
 1936 Career Woman (story)
 1936 White Fang
 1936 Half Angel
 1936 It Had to Happen (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1935 Professional Soldier (screenplay)
 1935 The Call of the Wild (screenplay)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum (play) / (screenplay)
 1934 Shoot the Works (play "The Great Magoo")
 1934 Twentieth Century (screenplay - uncredited)
 1933 The Way to Love (screenplay)
 1933 Flying Devils (uncredited)
 1933 L'amour guide (original screenplay)
 1932 Back Street (uncredited)
 1932 What Price Hollywood? (by)
 1932 The Roadhouse Murder (additional dialogue)
 1932 Union Depot (based on play by - as Fowler)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography (of John Barrymore): "Good Night, Sweet Prince" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fowler
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead. See more »

Trivia:

The Fowlers were also known in Hollywood for the many parties they hosted at their Beverly Hills home. Among their frequent guests were John Barrymore, W.C. Fields, Errol Flynn and Tyrone Power. Other guests included James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart and Johnny Weissmuller. See more »

Nickname:

Pride of the Rockies

Star Sign:

Pisces

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