Ring Lardner Jr. (1915–2000)

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The Oscar-winning screenwriter, Ring Lardner, Jr., will always be known for one of two things: that he was the son of one of the greatest humorists American literature has produced, and he was one of the Hollywood 10, the ten film-makers who refused to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) investigating subversion in ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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MASH Writer
(1970)
(1942)
Forever Amber Writer
(1947)
(1946)

Filmography

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 1991 Robin Hood: The Movie (Video) (as Eric Heath)
 1977 Semi-Tough (uncredited)
 1977 The Greatest (screenplay)
 1976 Woman of the Year (TV Movie) (1942 screenplay)
 1971 Lady Liberty (uncredited)
 1971 The Deadly Trap (uncredited)
 1970 MASH (screenplay)
 1966 Seaway (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Viking (1966) ... (writer)
 1965 The Cincinnati Kid (screenplay)
 1963 The Cardinal (uncredited)
 1960 A Breath of Scandal (uncredited)
  The Four Just Men (TV Series) (1 episode, 1959) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1960) (story - 1 episode, 1959)
- The Man in the Road (1960) ... (writer)
- The Deadly Capsule (1959) ... (story - as Oliver Skene)
- Panic Button (1959) ... (writer)
- The Prime Minister (1959) ... (as Oliver Skene)
 1958 Our Virgin Island (screenplay - as Philip Rush)
  The Adventures of Robin Hood (TV Series) (screenplay - 16 episodes, 1955 - 1958) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Genius (1958) ... (screenplay - as Oliver Skene)
- Castle in the Air (1958) ... (screenplay - as Oliver Skene)
- The Christmas Goose (1957) ... (screenplay - as Oliver Skene)
- The Bride of Robin Hood (1957) ... (screenplay - as Oliver Skene)
- The Knight Who Came to Dinner (1956) ... (screenplay - as Eric Heath)
 1951 The Big Night (screenplay - originally uncredited)
 1951 Up Front (uncredited)
 1949 Four Days Leave (english dialogue - as Ring Lardner)
 1949 The Forbidden Street (screenplay)
 1947 Forever Amber (screenplay)
 1947 The Brasher Doubloon (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1946 Cloak and Dagger (screen play)
 1945 Brotherhood of Man (Short) (screen story)
 1944 Tomorrow, the World! (screenplay)
 1944 Laura (uncredited)
 1944 Marriage Is a Private Affair (uncredited)
 1943 The Cross of Lorraine (screenplay)
 1942 Woman of the Year (original screen play)
 1941 Thieves Fall Out (contributing writer - uncredited)
 1941 Arkansas Judge (adaptation)
 1939 Meet Dr. Christian (screenplay)
 1939 The Kid from Kokomo (uncredited)
 1937 Nothing Sacred (contributor to treatment - uncredited)
 1937 A Star Is Born (contributing writer - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The play, "Foxy," was written by Ian McLellan Hunter, Johnny Mercer, Robert Emmett Dolan, and him in a world premiere at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eric Heath | Ring Lardner | Philip Rush | Oliver Skene

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Communism, like Christianity, is a beautiful theory that has yet to be tested, because it has never been put into practice.

Trivia:

Cousin of Rex Lardner. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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