Gene Fowler

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Birthday
8, 1890
Birthplace
Denver, CO
Death Date
Jul 2, 1960 (70)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1890
Birthplace
Denver, CO
Death Date
Jul 2, 1960 (70)

About

An American author and screenwriter, he is best known for his work on such films as The Call of the Wild (1935), A Message to Garcia (1936), and Billy the Kid (1941). His published works include A Solo in Tom-Toms (a memoir) and Shoe the Wild Mare (a novel).

Before Fame

He briefly attended the University of Colorado before accepting a position with the Denver Post. He published his first novel, Trumpet in the Dust, in 1930.

Trivia

He was, at one time, a close friend of W.C. Fields.

Family Life

He was born in Denver, Colorado and was raised by his mother and stepfather. In 1916, he married Agnes Hubbard, who became the mother of his three children.

Associated With

He collaborated with actor John Barrymore on several projects.