Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Schulbergs in:
 • Westhampton Cemetery
 • Westhampton
 • Suffolk County
 • New York
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Budd Schulberg
Birth: Mar. 27, 1914
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 2009
Westhampton Beach
Suffolk County
New York, USA

Author, Screenwriter, Playwright. Best known for his books and stories which have been adapted into successful motion pictures, most notably "On the Waterfront" (1954), "The Harder They Fall" (1956) "A Face in the Crowd" (1957) and "Wind Across the Everglades" (1958). Born in New York City, he was the son of movie executive and producer B.P. Schulberg (1892-1957). During his youth, he witnessed first hand the movie industry behind the scenes which would later be recounted in his 1941 novel "What Makes Sammy Run?". After attending Dartmouth College, he would have his first big screen script contribution for the 1937 picture "A Star Is Born", and was later part of John Ford's documentary film unit during World War II. Beginning in the 1950's, he wrote for such television programs as "The Philco Television Playhouse" and "General Electric Theater". He received an Academy Award for the film "On the Waterfront", and earned a Tony Award nomination for his play "The Disenchanted" which was based on his novel. In addition, Schulberg was a revered sports columnist who covered boxing for many years. He was the first boxing editor for Sports Illustrated and authored the books "Loser and Still Champion: Muhammad Ali" and "Ringside: A Treasury of Boxing Reportage". He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2003. He was married to actresses Virginia Ray and Geraldine Brooks. (bio by: C.S.) 
Family links: 
  Geraldine Brooks (1925 - 1977)
  Virginia Ray (1915 - 1960)*
*Calculated relationship
also David; "At Peace by Brookside"
Westhampton Cemetery
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Aug 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40330266
Budd Schulberg
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Budd Schulberg
Added by: a2
Budd Schulberg
Cemetery Photo
Added by: a2
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Your writing has touched me in ways only my soul can understand.RIP
- Biscuit Ann Gravee Ray
 Added: Dec. 13, 2016

- Cindy
 Added: Aug. 5, 2016
7 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Jul. 27, 2016
There are 89 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.0 after 42 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service