Budd Schulberg

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Birthday
27, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 5, 2009 (95)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1914
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 5, 2009 (95)

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An American screenwriter, novelist, and sportswriter, he is best known for his screenplays for On the Waterfront (1954) and A Face in the Crowd (1957), both of which won the Academy Award. His other literary works include What Makes Sammy Run? and The Harder They Fall.

Before Fame

He attended Dartmouth College, where he wrote for the collegiate humor magazine. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy.

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He wrote articles for Sports Illustrated.

Family Life

He was married four times, most notably to actress Geraldine Brooks. His first, second, and fourth marriages (to Virginia Lee Ray, Agnes Virginia Anderson, and Betsy Ann Langman) produced a total of five children.

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He collaborated on a screenplay with F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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