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Halsted Welles

Halsted Welles, American screenwriter. Member Writers Guild American (founder, president).


  • Welles, Halsted was born on December 29, 1906 in Alma, Michigan, United States. Son of Franklin Halsted and Mary (Wolcott) Welles.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1927. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1933.


    • Instructor stage director Yale Drama School, New Haven, 1933-1938. Associate professor, resident playwright Smith College, Northhampton, 1945-1948.


    • Director (Broadway show) Murder in Cathedral (Best Directing of Year award), summer theater. Writer live television, over 100 episodes of Suspense, teleplays include Playhouse 90, Chrysler Hour, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Night Gallery, screenplays for all studios, Three Ten To Yuma, Hanging Tree.


    Member Writers Guild American (founder, president).


    • Married Mildred Sutherland, July 22, 1936. Children: Frank, Halsted, Jane.
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    Born December 29, 1906
    • 1927
      Wesleyan University
    • 1933
      Yale University
    • 1933 - 1938
      Instructor, stage director Yale Drama School
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1945 - 1948
      associate, playwright Smith College
    • 1945 - 1948
      resident, playwright Smith College