Edmund H. North

Screenwriter, Film story contributor

1911 – 1990

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Who was Edmund H. North?

Edmund Hall North, was an American screenwriter who shared an Academy Award for "Best Original Screenplay" with Francis Ford Coppola in 1970 for their script for Patton.

He was a son of Bobby North and Stella Maury who performed in vaudeville and the Ziegfeld Follies. North began writing plays while attending Culver Military Academy in Indiana and at Stanford University. As a major in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II he made training and educational films.

North was a former president of the screen branch of the Writers Guild of America in which he served on more than 40 committees, including the contract-bargaining panel.

North and his wife, Collette had two daughters, Susan and Bobbie. He lived in Brentwood, California, and was 79 when he died.

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Born
Mar 12, 1911
Manhattan
Also known as
  • Edmund North
  • Edmund Hall North
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Stanford University
Died
Aug 28, 1990
Santa Monica

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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