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screenwriter

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

Background

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.

Career

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Membership

Member Writers Guild American (founder, president).

Connections

Married Mildred Sutherland, July 22, 1936. Children: Frank, Halsted, Jane.

father:
Franklin Halsted Welles

mother:
Mary (Wolcott) Welles

spouse:
Mildred Sutherland

child:
Frank Welles

child:
Halsted Welles

child:
Jane Welles