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Wendell Curran Mayes

Wendell Curran Mayes, American screenwriter, actor. Served with United States Navy, 1943-1945, PTO. Member Writer's Guild American, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Background

  • Mayes, Wendell Curran was born on July 21, 1919 in Hayti, Missouri, United States. Son of Von and Irene (Haynes) Mayes.

  • Education

    • Student, Center College, Fayette, Missouri, 1938. Student, Johns Hopkins University, 1942.

    Career

    • Freelance stage actor, New York City, 1946-1954. Freelance television writer, 1954-1956. Freelance screenwriter Hollywood, California, since 1955.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1943-1945, PTO. Member Writer's Guild American, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bird watching, hiking, botanizing, rock hounding.

    Connections

    • father: Von Mayes
    • mother: Irene (Haynes) Mayes
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    Born July 21, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1938
      Center College
    • 1942
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1946 - 1954
      Freelance stage actor
    • 1954 - 1956
      freelance television writer
    • 1955
      freelance screenwriter, Hollywood
      California, United States