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Albert Hackett (1900–1995)

Albert Hackett was born on February 16, 1900 in New York City, New York, USA as Albert Maurice Hackett. He was a writer and actor, known for It's a Wonderful Life (1946), The Diary of Anne Frank (1959) and Easter Parade (1948). He was married to Gisella Svetlik and Frances Goodrich. He died on March 16, 1995 in New York City. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

It's a Wonderful Life
(1946)
Easter Parade
Easter Parade Writer
(1948)
Father of the Bride
(1991)

Filmography

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 1996 El diari d'Anna Frank (TV Movie) (play)
 1995 Father of the Bride Part II (screenplay "Father's Little Dividend")
 1991 Father of the Bride (screenplay)
 1990 Clarence (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 1985 Het dagboek van Anne Frank (TV Movie) (by)
 1982 Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank (TV Movie) (play)
 1980 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1977 It Happened One Christmas (TV Movie) (screenplay "It's a Wonderful Life")
 1967 The Diary of Anne Frank (TV Movie) (play)
 1962 Dagboek van Anne Frank (TV Movie)
 1959 Dnevnik Ane Frank (TV Movie) (play "The Diary of Anne Frank")
 1959 The Diary of Anne Frank (from the play by) / (screenplay)
 1958 Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank (TV Movie)
 1958 A Certain Smile (screenplay)
 1956 Gaby
 1954 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (screenplay)
 1953 The Long, Long Trailer (screenplay)
 1953 Give a Girl a Break (writer)
 1951 Father's Little Dividend (screenplay)
 1950 Father of the Bride (screenplay)
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime (written for the screen by)
 1948 Miss Tatlock's Millions (contract writer - uncredited)
 1948 Easter Parade (original story) / (screenplay)
 1948 The Pirate (screenplay)
 1948 Summer Holiday (screenplay)
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life (screenplay)
 1946 The Virginian (screenplay)
 1944 Lady in the Dark (screen play)
 1939 Another Thin Man (screen play)
 1939 Society Lawyer (screen play)
 1938/II Thanks for the Memory (play "Up Pops the Devil")
 1937 The Firefly (screen play)
 1936 After the Thin Man (screen play)
 1936 Small Town Girl (screenplay)
 1936 Rose-Marie (screen play)
 1935 Ah, Wilderness! (screen play)
 1935 Naughty Marietta (screen play)
 1934 Chained (uncredited)
 1934 Hide-Out (screenplay)
 1934 The Thin Man (screen play)
 1934 Fugitive Lovers (screenplay)
 1933 Penthouse (screen play)
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche (screen play)
 1931 Up Pops the Devil (play)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Mirrors. Written by Milton Herbert Gropper. Directed by Albert Lewis. Forrest Theatre: 18 Jan 1928- Jan 1928 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Patricia Barclay, Joan Brown, Dorothea Chard (as "Phyllis Langdon"), Bruce Evans, Franklyn Fox (as "Donald Dean"), Gene Raymond (as "Calvin Trask") [credited as Raymond Guion... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Albert M. Hackett

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Frances Goodrich and his stage adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" at the Writers Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2015 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Play Production. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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