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John Richard Briley, American writer. Recipient Golden Globe award Foreign Press Association, Los Angeles, 1983, Academy award Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, 1983, Christopher award St. Christopher Society, New York, 1983, 85, 88. Served to captain United States Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Writers Guild Great Britain (executive committee 1975-1985), Writers Guild American, Authors Guild, Dramatists Guild.

Background

Briley, John Richard was born on June 25, 1925 in Kalamazoo. Son of William Treve and Mary Stella (Daly) Briley.

Education

Bachelor, University Michigan, 1951. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, University Birmingham, England, 1961.

Career

Lecturer General Motors, Detroit, 1947-1950. Director orientation United States Air Force, London, 1955-1960. Writer Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Elstree, England, 1960-1964.

Freelance writer Trevone Productions Inc., Los Angeles and Amersham, England, since 1970. Bob Shaye artist is residence University Michigan, 1995. Visiting lecturer University Michigan, 1969.

Visiting professor University Michigan, 1998.

Achievements

  • Avocations: swimming, tennis, skiing. M C.

Works

Membership

Served to captain United States Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Writers Guild Great Britain (executive committee 1975-1985), Writers Guild American, Authors Guild, Dramatists Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Dorothy Louise Reichart, August 23, 1950. Children: Dennis Patrick, Paul Christian, Mary Sydney, Shaun William.

father:
William Treve Briley

mother:
Mary Stella (Daly) Briley

spouse:
Dorothy Louise Reichart

children:
Dennis Patrick Briley

Paul Christian Briley

Mary Sydney Briley

Shaun William Briley