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George Wells (I) (1909–2000)

Son of vaudevillian Billy K. Wells. He studied at New York University and began as a writer for radio ('The Jack Pearl Show','Lux Radio Theater'), coming under contract to MGM in 1943 as a screenwriter. He soon acquired a reputation for his deft touch and inventiveness in light comedy and musicals. Wells won the Academy Award for Best Original ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Designing Woman
(1957)
Summer Stock
Summer Stock Writer
(1950)
Three Little Words
(1950)

Filmography

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 1994 Angels in the Outfield (1951 screenplay) / (screenplay)
 1973 The Fabulous Doctor Fable (TV Movie)
 1970 Cover Me Babe (written by)
 1968 The Impossible Years (screenplay)
 1966 Penelope (screenplay)
 1962 The Horizontal Lieutenant (screenplay)
 1960 Where the Boys Are (screen play)
 1959 The Gazebo (screen play)
 1959 Ask Any Girl (writer)
 1958 Party Girl (screenplay)
 1957 Designing Woman (written by)
 1953 I Love Melvin (screenplay)
 1952 Lovely to Look At (screenplay)
 1951 It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (screenplay: episode eight)
 1951 Texas Carnival (story)
 1951 Angels in the Outfield (screenplay)
 1950 Summer Stock (screenplay)
 1950 The Toast of New Orleans (written by)
 1950 Three Little Words (screenplay)
 1949 The Stratton Story (contributor to screenplay construction - uncredited)
 1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game (screenplay)
 1947 The Hucksters (adaptation)
 1946 Till the Clouds Roll By (story adaptation)
 1946 The Show-Off
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Other Works:

(novel) "Taurus". New York: New American Library, 1982. ISBN 0451115538 See more »
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Trivia:

Father 'Billy K. Wells' was a vaudeville comedy writer and performer. See more »

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