Waldo Salt

Screenwriter, Film writer

1914 – 1987

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Who was Waldo Salt?

Waldo Miller Salt was an American screenwriter who was blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses during the era of McCarthyism. He later won Academy Awards for Midnight Cowboy and Coming Home.

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Born
Oct 18, 1914
Chicago
Also known as
  • Waldo Pressman Salt
  • Waldo Miller Salt
  • M.L. Davenport
  • Arthur Behrstock
  • Mel Davenport
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Stanford University
Died
Mar 7, 1987
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013