No photo available. Represent Charles Lederer? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 15,921 this week

Charles Lederer (1911–1976)

Charles Lederer was born on December 31, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles Davies Lederer. He was a writer and director, known for Ocean's Eleven (2001), His Girl Friday (1940) and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953). He was married to Anne Shirley and Virginia Nicolson. He died on March 5, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

Fall TV Guide

Find out everything you need to stay up to date with the upcoming season in our Fall TV Guide!

Visit the Fall TV Guide

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1056 people
created 10 May 2011
a list of 1164 people
created 05 Feb 2012
a list of 9100 people
created 26 Feb 2012
list image
a list of 286 people
created 19 Jun 2014
a list of 83 people
created 4 days ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Charles Lederer's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ocean's Eleven
His Girl Friday
Mutiny on the Bounty


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (44 credits)
 2001 Ocean's Eleven (1960 screenplay)
 1995 Kiss of Death (1947 screenplay)
 1967 Kismet (TV Movie) (musical libretto)
 1964 Destry (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Ride to Rio Verde (1964) ... (original screenplay)
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty (screenplay)
 1962 Follow That Dream (screenplay)
 1960 Ocean's 11 (screenplay)
 1960 Can-Can (screenplay)
 1959 It Started with a Kiss (screenplay)
 1959 Never Steal Anything Small (writer)
 1958 The Fiend Who Walked the West (1947 screenplay Kiss of Death)
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis (adaptation)
 1956 Gaby
 1955 Kismet (adapted from the musical play "Kismet": book by) / (screenplay)
 1955 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Flor Eterna (1955) ... (play)
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (screen play)
 1952 Monkey Business (screenplay)
 1952 O. Henry's Full House (segment "Ransom of Red Chief", uncredited)
 1951 The Thing from Another World (screenplay)
 1950 Wabash Avenue (screenplay) / (story - uncredited)
 1949 Red, Hot and Blue (story)
 1949 I Was a Male War Bride (screenplay)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai (uncredited)
 1947 Ride the Pink Horse (screenplay)
 1947 Kiss of Death (screenplay)
 1943 Slightly Dangerous (screenplay)
 1943 The Youngest Profession (screenplay)
 1941 Love Crazy (screenplay)
 1940 Comrade X (screen play)
 1940 I Love You Again (screen play)
 1940 His Girl Friday (screen play)
 1939 Eternally Yours (uncredited)
 1939 Broadway Serenade (screen play)
 1939 Within the Law (screen play)
 1937 Mountain Music (screenplay)
 1935 Baby Face Harrington (additional dialogue)
 1933/I Topaze (continuity)
 1931 The Front Page (additional dialogue)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Luther Davis and his musical, "Kismet," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Ted Scott and Gail Manners in the cast. Frank Carrington and Agnes Morgan were directors. See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There are no enemies in science, professor. Only phenomena to study. See more »


In 1954, won three Tony Awards for "Kismet:" as Best Producer (Musical), as Best Author (Musical) with Luther Davis, and as co-author of the book who, with several collaborators, contributed to the Best Musical win. See more »



Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Quite an impressive list of credits! noirsam
Discuss Charles Lederer on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page