Won 2 Oscars.
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Lawrence of Arabia
(screenplay - originally uncredited: credit restored in 1978 by WGA)
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The humanist writer did not meekly deliver what the philistine ordered, but struggled tenaciously to preserve human values in all his work; ... Hollywood writers in particular, dealing like all their kind in the radioactive commodity of ideas, were accountable to the peoples of the world for the effects of their ideas. - Speech delivered at 'A Salue to John Howard Lawson,' November 12, 1955
Graduated from the University of California at Berkely in 1936, majoring in literature and history. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a radio analyst during World War II, attaining the rank of first lieutenant by the time of his discharge.