Robert Emmet Sherwood

Robert Emmet Sherwood

Birth
New Rochelle, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 4 Nov 1955 (aged 59)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 39747514 · View Source
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Author, playwright, screenwriter. He was educated at Milton Academy and then Harvard University. He was wounded in World War I while fighting with the Canadian Black Watch in Europe. Upon returning to the United States, he began working for such magazines as Vanity Fair and Life as a movie critic. His first play was The Road to Rome; (1927). He had already begun to write for the silver screen in 1926. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1936, 1939, and 1941. He won the Pulitzer for Biography in 1948. He won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay for The Best Years of Our Lives in 1946.


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  • Created by: Cemetery Cop
  • Added: 22 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 39747514
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Emmet Sherwood (4 Apr 1896–4 Nov 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 39747514, ; Maintained by Cemetery Cop (contributor 46582307) Unknown.