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Edmund Hall North, American screenwriter. Served to major Signal corpus, United States army, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild American-West (president Screen branch 1956-1957, Valentine Davies award 1967, Best Story and Screenplay award 1970, Morgan Cox award 1975), Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Academy award 1970).

Background

North, Edmund Hall was born on March 12, 1911 in New York City. Son of Robert and Eleanor (Hall) North.

Education

Student, Stanford University, 1928-1930.

Career

Screenwriter feature films, One Night of Love, 1934;screenwriter feature films, I Dream Too Much, 1935;screenwriter feature films, Young Man with a Horn, 1950;screenwriter feature films, The Day the Earth Stood Still, 1951;screenwriter feature films, Cowboy, 1958;screenwriter feature films, Sink the Bismarck], 1960;screenwriter feature films, Damn the Defiant, 1962;screenwriter feature films, Patton (Academy award Oscar), 1970;screenwriter feature films, Meteor, 1979;screenwriter feature films, others, from 1979. Member numerous committees Producer-Writers Guild Pension Plan, Los Angeles, Chairman of the Board, 1963-1964. Board directors National Captioning Institute, Washington, 1979-1986.

Membership

Served to major Signal corpus, United States army, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild American-West (president Screen branch 1956-1957, Valentine Davies award 1967, Best Story and Screenplay award 1970, Morgan Cox award 1975), Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Academy award 1970).

Connections

Married Collette Ford, October 11, 1947. Children: Susan, Bobbie.

father:
Robert North

mother:
Eleanor (Hall) North

spouse:
Collette Ford

children:
Susan North

Bobbie North