Oscar-nominated American screenwriter. Graduated with a degree in metallurgy from Carnegie Tech and worked in the steel industry, prior to entering the motion picture business. Wrote his first few scripts in London for British films, until he was signed under contract by MGM in 1939. From 1958, he was based in New York, writing for the theatre.
Born:in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Died:(age 86) in Winchester, Massachusetts, USA