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Beirne Lay, Jr.

Born: Sep 1, 1909

Death: May 26, 1982

Birthplace: Bath

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Beirne Lay, Jr.

Date of Birth : Sep 1, 1909
Date of Death : May 26, 1982
Birth Place : Bath

Beirne Lay, Jr., was an American author, aviation writer, Hollywood screenwriter, and combat veteran of World War II with the U.S. Army Air Forces. He is best known for his collaboration with Sy Bartlett in authoring the novel Twelve O'Clock High and adapting it into a major film.


  • Writer
  • Screenwriter
  • Veteran

Also known as

  • Lieut. Beirne Lay Jr.


  • Philippa Ludwell Lee


  • Philippa Ludwell Lay
  • Frances Custis Lay
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