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William Ludwig

Born: May 16, 1912

Death: Feb 7, 1999

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Screenwriter

Nationality: United States

William Ludwig

Date of Birth : May 16, 1912
Date of Death : Feb 7, 1999
Birth Place : New York City

William Ludwig was an American screenwriter. He won, with Sonya Levien, an Oscar for "Best Writing, Story and Screenplay" in 1955 for Interrupted Melody. Other notable works include the screenplay for the 1955 production of Oklahoma!. Ludwig graduated from Columbia University in 1932.


  • Screenwriter


  • Susan Riesenfeld

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Story and Screenplay
  • Writers Guild of America Award - Valentine Davies Award
  • Morgan Cox Award
  • Writers Guild of America Award - The Edmund H. North Award
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