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George Wells (I) (1909–2000)

The son of a vaudevillian Billy K. Wells, Wells graduated from New York University and began as a writer for radio ('The Jack Pearl Show','Lux Radio Theater'). In 1943, he joined MGM under contract as a screenwriter, rapidly acquiring a reputation for lending a deft touch and inventiveness to light comedies and musicals. Wells won the Academy ... See full bio »

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

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(1957)
Summer Stock Writer
(1950)
(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 The Show-Off
 1946 Till the Clouds Roll By (story adaptation)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Ruth and George were avid sailors and members of the Balboa Yacht Club. They daysailed most every weekend and often participate in local regattas. Their last boat was a blue-hulled Kettenberg 38, the "Prima Donna.". See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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