Biography

Dalton Trumbo was an American film and television screenwriter and novelist. He was one of the Hollywood Ten, the group of film professionals who refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in 1947 during the committee's investigation of Communist influences in the American motion picture industry. While blacklisted and not permitted to work, he won two Academy Awards in the category "Best Writing" for "Roman Holiday", originally given to front writer Ian McLellan Hunter, and for "The Brave One", awarded to Robert Rich, one of Trumbo's pseudonyms.

Dalton Trumbo was an American film and television screenwriter and novelist. He was one of the Hollywood Ten, the group of film professionals who refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in 1947 during the committee's investigation of Communist influences in the American motion picture industry. While blacklisted and not permitted to work, he won two Academy Awards in the category "Best Writing" for "Roman Holiday", originally given to front writer Ian McLellan Hunter, and for "The Brave One", awarded to Robert Rich, one of Trumbo's pseudonyms.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1905-12-09

Day of Death 1976-09-10

Place of Birth Montrose, Colorado, USA

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Also Known As

  • Robert Cole
  • Jack Davis
  • Robert Rich
  • Ben L. Perry

Writing TV ShowsMovies

1973 PapillonScreenplay
1973 Executive ActionScreenplay
1971 The HorsemenScreenplay
1971 Johnny Got His GunWriter
1968 The FixerScreenplay
1966 HawaiiScreenplay
1965 The SandpiperScreenplay
1962 Lonely Are the BraveScreenplay
1961 The Last SunsetScreenplay
1960 SpartacusScreenplay
1960 ExodusScreenplay
1959 CareerWriter
1958 Terror in a Texas TownScreenplay
1958 CowboyScreenplay
1956 The Brave OneScreenplay
1956 The Brave OneStory
1956 The BossWriter
1953 Roman HolidayStory
1953 Roman HolidayScreenplay
1951 He Ran All The WayScreenplay
1951 The ProwlerScreenplay
1950 Emergency WeddingStory
1950 Gun CrazyScreenplay
1945 Our Vines Have Tender GrapesScreenplay
1945 JealousyStory
1944 Thirty Seconds Over TokyoScreenplay
1944 A Guy Named JoeScreenplay
1943 Tender ComradeWriter
1942 Somewhere I'll Find YouWriter
1942 The Remarkable AndrewScreenplay
1941 You Belong to MeStory
1940 Kitty FoyleScreenplay
1940 We Who Are YoungScreenplay
1940 A Bill of DivorcementWriter
1940 Curtain CallScreenplay
1940 Half A SinnerStory
1940 The Lone Wolf StrikesStory
1939 Heaven with a Barbed Wire FenceStory
1939 Heaven with a Barbed Wire FenceScreenplay
1939 CareerWriter
1939 Five Came BackScreenplay
1939 The Kid From KokomoStory
1939 Sorority HouseScreenplay
1939 The Flying IrishmanScreenplay
1938 A Man to RememberScreenplay
1938 Fugitives for a NightScreenplay
1937 That Man's Here AgainWriter
1937 Devil's PlaygroundWriter
1936 Love Begins at TwentyScreenplay
1936 Road GangScreenplay

Acting

2015 Trumbo as Himself (archive footage)
2015 Imminent Threat as Himself (archive footage)
2007 Trumbo as Himself (archive footage)
1971 Johnny Got His Gun as Orator
1951 The Prowler as John Gilvray (voice) (uncredited)
1950 The Hollywood Ten as Himself

Directing

1971 Johnny Got His GunDirector

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