Florence Ryerson

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Birthday
20, 1892
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jun 8, 1965 (72)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1892
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jun 8, 1965 (72)

About

She wrote the timeless 1939 MGM classic, The Wizard of Oz. She also wrote the acclaimed 1940 novel, Glamour Preferred, Harriet, and Strange Bedfellows.

Before Fame

Before writing for the movies, she submitted short stories to various publications.

Trivia

She joined Paramount Pictures in 1926 and began writing scripts for silent films.

Family Life

She was married to husband Colin Clements until her death.

Associated With

Actress Margaret Hamilton appeared as the Wicked Witch in her film, the Wizard of Oz.

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