Accomplished screenwriter, who is best known for his work on the acclaimed film, The King's Speech, for which he received both the Academy Award and the BAFTA for Best Original Screenplay.
In 1959, he graduated from Cornell University.
He believed his stutter to be the result of trauma from the war, and it inspired his film, The King's Speech.
His father was a fur broker named Bernard.
Actor Colin Firth played the lead in his film, The King's Speech.