Alvah Bessie

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Birthday
4, 1904
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 21, 1985 (81)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1904
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jul 21, 1985 (81)

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American novelist, journalist and screenwriter imprisoned and blacklisted as one of the Hollywood Ten.

Before Fame

He became known for his translations of avant-garde French literature and fought in the Spanish Civil War.

Trivia

He worked at a San Francisco nightclub after he was blacklisted as a communist by Hollywood.

Family Life

He was related to poster artist Wes Wilson and advertising executive Leo Burnett.

Associated With

He was the brother-in-law of Leo Burnett.

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