Screenwriter and journalist who was famous during the early 1930s. He is known for writing memorable films like A Woman's Face (1941), Rhapsody in Blue (1945), and It's A Pleasure (1945).
He was a member of the US Army during the first World War.
He was close, personal friends with author, James Joyce.
He was born in Linden, a small town in Massachusetts.
He worked alongside prolific actor Don Ameche.