Joseph Krumgold

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Birthday
9, 1908
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jul 10, 1980 (72)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1908
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Jul 10, 1980 (72)

About

An American novelist, screenwriter, and author of children's literature, he is best known for his screenplays for Dream No More and Seven Miles from Alcatraz. His books for children include The Most Terrible Turk (1969) and Sweeney's Adventure (1942).

Before Fame

He studied at New York University and subsequently worked as a screenwriter for MGM.

Trivia

He was the first person to receive two Newbery medals for his works of children's literature.

Family Life

He grew up in a Jewish family in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Associated With

Like actress Emily Chang, he attended New York University.

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