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Charles Lederer (1911–1976)

Charles Lederer was born on December 31, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles Davies Lederer. He was a writer and director, known for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), His Girl Friday (1940) and Never Steal Anything Small (1959). He was married to Anne Shirley and Virginia Nicolson. He died on March 5, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, ... See full bio »

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Known For

His Girl Friday
(1940)
Kiss of Death
Kiss of Death Writer
(1947)

Filmography

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 2001 Ocean's Eleven (1960 screenplay)
 1995 Kiss of Death (1947 screenplay)
 1967 Kismet (TV Movie) (musical libretto)
 1964 Destry (TV Series) (original screenplay - 1 episode)
- Ride to Rio Verde (1964) ... (original screenplay)
 1964 A Global Affair (screenplay)
 1962 Mutiny on the Bounty (screenplay)
 1962 Follow That Dream (screenplay)
 1960 Ocean's 11 (screenplay)
 1960 Can-Can (screenplay)
 1959 It Started with a Kiss (screenplay)
 1959 Never Steal Anything Small (writer)
 1958 The Fiend Who Walked the West (1947 screenplay Kiss of Death)
 1957 Tip on a Dead Jockey (screen play)
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis (adaptation)
 1956 Gaby
 1955 Kismet (adapted from the musical play "Kismet": book by) / (screenplay)
 1955 TV de Vanguarda (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- A Flor Eterna (1955) ... (play)
 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (screen play)
 1952 Monkey Business (screenplay)
 1952 Fearless Fagan (screenplay)
 1952 O. Henry's Full House (segment "Ransom of Red Chief", uncredited)
 1951 The Thing from Another World (screenplay)
 1950 Wabash Avenue (screenplay) / (story - uncredited)
 1949 Red, Hot and Blue (story)
 1949 I Was a Male War Bride (screenplay)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai (uncredited)
 1947 Her Husband's Affairs (original screenplay)
 1947 Ride the Pink Horse (screenplay)
 1947 Kiss of Death (screenplay)
 1943 Slightly Dangerous (screenplay)
 1943 The Youngest Profession (screenplay)
 1941 Love Crazy (screenplay)
 1940 Comrade X (screen play)
 1940 I Love You Again (screen play)
 1940 His Girl Friday (screen play)
 1939 Eternally Yours (uncredited)
 1939 Broadway Serenade (screen play)
 1939 Within the Law (screen play)
 1937 Mountain Music (screenplay)
 1935 Baby Face Harrington (additional dialogue)
 1933/I Topaze (continuity)
 1931 The Front Page (additional dialogue)
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Other Works:

Luther Davis and his musical, "Kismet," was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Alene Robertson, James Fitzgerald, and Susan Moniz in the cast. Terry James was music director. Dominic Missimi was director. Nancy Missimi was costume designer. See more »
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There are no enemies in science, professor. Only phenomena to study. See more »

Trivia:

Son of actress Reine Davies and director/producer George W. Lederer. See more »

Nickname:

Charlie

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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