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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 Rozcarování (TV Movie) (novel "The Disenchanted")
 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)
 1962 Quest (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Everglades (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Primer for Pioneers (1961) ... (written by)
  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 (screenplay) / (story)
 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: The Movie (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:

On the Waterfront (1995). Drama. Written by Budd Schulberg and Stanley H. Silverman. Incidental music by David Amram. Directed by Adrian Hall. Brooks Atkinson Theatre: 1 May 1995- 7 May 1995 (8 performances + 16 previews that began on 12 Apr 1995). Cast: Kevin Conway (as "Johnny Friendly"), Ron Eldard (as "Terry Malloy"), ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 5 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Budd Wilson Schulberg
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Did You Know?

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:

Schulberg's screenwriting career got of to a shaky start, due to an ill-conceived collaborative effort with F. Scott Fitzgerald on Winter Carnival (1939), a romantic comedy set in Schulberg's own alma mater. He was fired from the production by Walter Wanger half-way through shooting. In 1950, Schulberg wrote a novel, "The Disenchanted", based on his experiences with the project. See more »

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