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actor , screenwriter

Wendell Curran Mayes, American screenwriter, actor. Served with United States Navy, 1943-1945, PTO. Member Writer's Guild American, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Background

Mayes, Wendell Curran was born on July 21, 1919 in Hayti, Missouri, United States. Son of Von and Irene (Haynes) Mayes.

Education

Student, Center College, Fayette, Missouri, 1937-1938;student, Johns Hopkins University, 1941-1942.

Career

Freelance stage actor, New York City, 1946-1954;freelance television writer, New York City, 1954-1956;freelance screenwriter, Hollywood, California, since 1955.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1943-1945, PTO. Member Writer's Guild American, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bird watching, hiking, botanizing, rock hounding.

Connections

father:
Von Mayes

mother:
Irene (Haynes) Mayes