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Stirling Dale Silliphant

Stirling Dale Silliphant, American motion picture writer, producer, novelist. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Writers Guild American West, Mystery Writers Association, Authors League, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Silliphant, Stirling Dale was born on January 16, 1918 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Leigh Lemuel Silliphant and Ethel May (Noaker) Wellershaus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1938.

    Career

    • Publicity director 20th Century-Fox, New York City, 1946-1953. Screenwriter, independent producer various studios in Hollywood, 1953-1996.

    Works

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Writers Guild American West, Mystery Writers Association, Authors League, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Ocean sailing, Karate, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Tiana Du Long, July 4, 1974. Children: Stirling, Dayle, Loren (deceased).
    • father: Leigh Lemuel Silliphant Wellershaus
    • mother: Ethel May (Noaker) Wellershaus
    • spouse: Tiana Du Long
    • children: Stirling Silliphant
    • Dayle Silliphant
    • Loren Silliphant (deceased)
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    Born January 16, 1918
    Died April 26, 1996
    (aged 78)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      University Southern California
    • 1946 - 1953
      Publicity director, 20th Century-Fox
    • 1953 - 1996
      screenwriter