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screenwriter

Daniel Irwin Taradash, American screenwriter. Page One award New York Newspaper Guild, 1954, Prix du Chevalier de la Barre Cannes Film Festival, 1957.

Background

Taradash, Daniel Irwin was born on January 29, 1913 in Louisville. Son of William Taradash and Elizabeth Sylvia Bornstein.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1936.

Works

Membership

Trustee American Film Institute, 1967-1969, The Humanitas Prize, since 1979. Panelist National Endowment for the Arts, 1975-1985. Served with United States Army, 1941-1946.

Member Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (board governors 1964-1974, 1990-1993, vice president 1968-1970, president 1970-1973. Academy award 1953), Writers Guild of America-West (president 1977-1979. Valentine Davies award 1971, Morgan Cox award 1988, Edmund H. North award 1991, Laurel award for Lifetime Screenwriting Achievement 1996), The Dramatists Guild, Delta Kappa Alpha.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, breeding and showing dalmatians.

Connections

Married Madeleine Forbes. Children: Jan Elizabeth, Meg, William Brian.

father:
William Taradash

mother:
Elizabeth Sylvia Bornstein

spouse:
Madeleine Forbes

children:
Jan Elizabeth Taradash

Meg Taradash

William Brian Taradash