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 53

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 Papillon Screenplay
1973 Executive Action Screenplay
1971 The Horsemen Screenplay
1971 Johnny Got His Gun Writer
1968 The Fixer Screenplay
1966 Hawaii Screenplay
1965 The Sandpiper Screenplay
1962 Lonely Are the Brave Screenplay
1961 The Last Sunset Screenplay
1960 Spartacus Screenplay
1960 Exodus Screenplay
1959 Career Writer
1958 Terror in a Texas Town Screenplay
1958 Cowboy Screenplay
1956 The Brave One Screenplay Story
1956 The Boss Writer
1953 Roman Holiday Story Screenplay
1951 He Ran All the Way Screenplay
1951 The Prowler Screenplay
1950 Emergency Wedding Story
1950 Gun Crazy Screenplay
1945 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes Screenplay
1945 Jealousy Story
1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo Screenplay
1944 A Guy Named Joe Screenplay
1943 Tender Comrade Writer
1942 Somewhere I'll Find You Writer
1942 The Remarkable Andrew Screenplay
1941 You Belong to Me Story
1940 Kitty Foyle Screenplay
1940 We Who Are Young Screenplay
1940 A Bill of Divorcement Writer
1940 Curtain Call Screenplay
1940 Half a Sinner Story
1940 The Lone Wolf Strikes Story
1939 Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence Story Screenplay
1939 Career Writer
1939 Five Came Back Screenplay
1939 The Kid from Kokomo Story
1939 Sorority House Screenplay
1939 The Flying Irishman Screenplay
1938 A Man to Remember Screenplay
1938 Fugitives for a Night Screenplay
1937 That Man's Here Again Writer
1937 Devil's Playground Writer
1936 Love Begins at Twenty Screenplay
1936 Road Gang Screenplay

Acting

2015 Trumbo as Himself (archive footage)
2015 Imminent Threat as Himself (archive footage)
2009 A War in Hollywood 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 Gun Director

Crew

1942 I Married a Witch Additional Writing

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