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Budd Schulberg (1914–2009)


Budd Schulberg was born on March 27, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA as Seymour Wilson Schulberg. He was a writer and producer, known for On the Waterfront (1954), A Face in the Crowd (1957) and The Harder They Fall (1956). He was married to Betsy Ann Langman, Geraldine Brooks, Agnes Virginia Anderson and Virginia Ray. He died on August 5, ... See full bio »

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 1987 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: A Table at Ciro's (TV Movie) (based on a story by) / (teleplay)
 1982 A Question of Honor (TV Movie)
 1966 Seref kavgasi (screenplay "On the Waterfront" - uncredited)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Meal Ticket (1964) ... (short story)
 1961 Everglades (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Primer for Pioneers (1961) ... (writer)
  General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1955 - 1961) (adaptation - 2 episodes, 1961)
- The Legend That Walks Like a Man (1961) ... (adaptation) / (story)
- Memory in White (1961) ... (adaptation) / (story)
- Winner by Decision (1955) ... (story)
 1959 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- What Makes Sammy Run?: Part 2 (1959) ... (writer)
- What Makes Sammy Run?: Part 1 (1959) ... (writer)
 1958 Wind Across the Everglades (written by)
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Road to Recovery (1958) ... (story)
 1957 A Face in the Crowd (story and screenplay)
 1956 The Harder They Fall (based on a novel by)
 1954 On the Waterfront (based upon an original story by) / (screenplay)
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Pharmacist's Mate (1950) ... (teleplay)
- The Canton Story (1950) ... (teleplay)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Somebody Has to Be Nobody (1949) ... (story)
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series) (novel "What Makes Sammy Run" - 1 episode)
- What Makes Sammy Run? (1949) ... (novel "What Makes Sammy Run")
 1945 The Nazi Plan (Documentary)
 1944 Five Were Chosen (story)
 1943 December 7th (uncredited)
 1943 Government Girl (adaptation)
 1943 Cinco fueron escogidos (story)
 1943 City Without Men (original story)
 1941 Weekend for Three (story)
 1939 Winter Carnival (writer)
 1938 Little Orphan Annie (as Budd Wilson Schulberg)
 1937 Nothing Sacred (uncredited)
 1937 A Star Is Born (contributing writer - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book, "Waterfront," (New York: Random House, 1955) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Budd Wilson Schulberg
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Personal Quote:

On testifying and naming names before the House Un-American Activities Committee: "I didn't especially like the [House] committee, but I didn't like the way the party was trying to take over the Screenwriters Guild - they had put four young people on the board, including me. I felt that what the party was doing secretively was very wrong - it could have been the Ku Klux Klan or the American Nazis... See more »

Trivia:

John Wayne considered Schulberg's book "What Makes Sammy Run?" part of a Communist plot, as the book deals with the formation of the Writers Guild of America. In fact, Schulberg had been a Communist Party member in the 1930s, and the Communist Party USA also attacked his book. Disillusioned with communism and what the USSR had devolved into under Stalin, he appeared as a friendly witness before ... See more »

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