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Producer , screenwriter

Malvin Daniel Wald, American Screenwriter, producer. Recipient Gold medal Venice Film Festival, 1956, Critics award Locarno (Switzerland) Film Festival, 1960, Special Film award Cairo Film Festival, 1965; inducted into Producers Guild Hall of Fame, 1993.

Background

Wald, Malvin Daniel was born on August 8, 1917 in New York City. Son of Rudolph and Bella (Danglo) Wald.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1936. Juris Doctor, Woodland University, 1976.

Career

Screenwriter, various film studios, Hollywood, California, 1939-1942;screenwriter, producer, various film and television studios, worldwide, since 1946. Adjunct Professor writing University of Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1949. Playwright, actor American National Theatre and Academy, West Burbank, California, 1985-1993.

Guest appearances Hollywood Commandos, Administrative Management College Channel, 1997, Rogues Gallery, Discovery Channel, 1997, Visiting With Huell Howser, Public Broadcasting Service, 1996.

Works

Membership

Director information American Veterans Committee, Los Angeles, 1945-1946. Board directors Housing for Entertainment Professionals, Hollywood, 1986-1993. Technology sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

Member Writers Guild American West (board directors 1983-1985), Writers Guild Foundation (trustee 1986-1997), University Film and Video Foundation (advisory board 1987-1991), Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (documentary awards committee 1950-1980, Academy award nomination 1958, editorial board creative screenwriting, editorial board).

Connections

Married Sylvia Blanche Fish, June 22, 1946 (deceased 1999). Children: Alan Russell, Jenifer Diane.

father:
Rudolph Wald

mother:
Bella (Danglo) Wald

spouse:
Sylvia Blanche Fish

child:
Alan Russell Wald

child:
Jenifer Diane Wald