Herman Mankiewicz

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Birthday
7, 1897
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 5, 1953 (55)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1897
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Mar 5, 1953 (55)

About

Former screenwriter most famous for co-writing the screenplay for the classic film, Citizen Kane, which is considered by many to be the greatest film ever made.

Before Fame

Prior to working as a screenwriter, he worked as a contributor to publications like The New York Times and The New Yorker.

Trivia

He has also been credited for being one of the earliest screenwriters on the original Wizard of Oz film.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife, Sara Aaronson.

Associated With

He and Orson Welles co-wrote the film, Citizen Kane, which was controversial at the time.

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