William A. Drake biography

William A. Drake

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1899 – 1965

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Who was William A. Drake?

William A. Drake, was an American screenwriter. He wrote 7 films between 1932 and 1939. His best-known work is the 1932 film Grand Hotel, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

He was born William Absalom Drake in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA and died in Los Angeles, California.

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Born
Dec 9, 1899
Ohio
Also known as
  • William Drake
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Oct 28, 1965
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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