Charles Brackett

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Birthday
26, 1892
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 9, 1969 (76)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1892
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 9, 1969 (76)

About

American novelist, screenwriter and film producer who was also the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the 1940s and 50s.

Before Fame

He attended Williams College and Harvard University and won the French Medal of Honor during World War I.

Trivia

He was a drama critic for The New Yorker during the 1920s and the president of the Screen Writers Guild in the 1930s.

Family Life

He and his wife, Elizabeth Barrows Fletcher, could both trace their roots to early American settlers.

Associated With

He wrote Sunset Boulevard, which starred Gloria Swanson.