James Oliver Curwood Photo

James Oliver Curwood

Born: Jun 12, 1878

Death: Aug 13, 1927

Birthplace: Owosso

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

James Oliver Curwood

Date of Birth : Jun 12, 1878
Date of Death : Aug 13, 1927
Birth Place : Owosso

James Oliver "Jim" Curwood was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. His books ranked among Publisher's Weekly top-ten best sellers in the United States in the early 1920s. At least eighteen motion pictures have been based on or directly inspired by his novels and short stories. At the time of his death, he was the highest paid author in the world. His writing studio, Curwood Castle, is now a museum in Owosso, Michigan.


  • Film Producer
  • Writer

Also known as

  • James Curwood
  • James Oliver "Jim" Curwood
  • Mr. Curwood
  • Jim Curwood


  • Cora Leon Johnson
  • Ethel Greenwood


  • James Curwood Jr.
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