Daniel Fuchs

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Birthday
25, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 26, 1993 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1909
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 26, 1993 (84)

About

An American novelist and screenwriter, he is best known for his screenplay for Criss Cross, a 1949 film noir. For the biopic film Love Me or Leave Me (1955), he won an Academy Award.

Before Fame

His early novels, including Summer in Williamsburg (1934) and Homage to Blenholt (1936), focus on Jewish life in the Williamsburg neighborhood of New York City.

Trivia

He moved to Los Angeles when he was twenty-six years old to pursue a career in the film industry.

Family Life

He was raised by his parents in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City. He died in Los Angeles, California.

Associated With

His 1950 screenplay, Panic in the Streets, was made into a film directed by the legendary Elia Kazan.

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