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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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Other Works:

The novel "The Harder They Fall" (New York: Random House, 1947) 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 his friendly testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee] "I don't feel what some people expect me to feel. What's painful is to have believed in something that sounded so right, and that turned out the way the Soviet Union turned out. It's more the disillusionment that hurts for me." See more »

Trivia:

Although "What Makes Sammy Run?", his scathing look at Hollywood, was twice presented on television in New York-based productions in 1949 and 1959, and appeared on Broadway in a musical version with Steve Lawrence playing Sammy that ran for 540 performances in the 1964-1965 season, Hollywood itself has never made a version of the popular novel. Dreamworks acquired the rights to the novel from ... See more »

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