Screenwriter who received an Oscar nomination (and won the Golden Globe) for her screenplay, Lili.
She wrote theatre reviews for the New York Herald-Tribune and the New York Times before pursuing screenwriting.
She wrote the screenplays for Paramount Pictures, Columbia Pictures, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
She spent most of her early life in New York, where she also died.
She wrote National Velvet, which became a famous film starring Elizabeth Taylor.