Robert E. Sherwood

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Birthday
4, 1896
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 4, 1955 (59)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1896
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 4, 1955 (59)

About

Playwright and screenwriter who won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the classic 1946 film The Best Years of Our Lives.

Before Fame

He fought in World War I and became a film critic upon his return.

Trivia

He was portrayed by Nick Cassavetes in the film Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle.

Family Life

He is the great-grandnephew of Irish nationalist Robert Emmet.

Associated With

He became a speechwriter for President Franklin D. Roosevelt -- a job he described in detail in his book Roosevelt and Hopkins.

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