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Charles Schnee

Born: Aug 6, 1916

Death: Nov 29, 1962

Birthplace: Bridgeport

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Charles Schnee

Date of Birth : Aug 6, 1916
Date of Death : Nov 29, 1962
Birth Place : Bridgeport

Charles Schnee gave up law to become a screenwriter in the mid-1940s, crafting scripts for the classic Westerns Red River and The Furies, the social melodrama They Live By Night, and the cynical Hollywood saga The Bad and the Beautiful, for which he won an Academy Award. He worked primarily as a film producer and production executive during the mid-1950s, but he eventually turned his attention back to scriptwriting.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter

Also known as

  • John Dennis

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
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