DeWitt Bodeen

Screenwriter, Actor, Playwright
Stage actor and playwright turned screenwriter, responsible for such fine thrillers as "Cat People" (1942) and "The Seventh Victim" (1943); Bodeen also won praise for the highly regarded drama "I Remember Mama" (1948) ... Read more »
Born: 07/24/1908 in Fresno, California, USA

Filmography

Writer (10)

Cat People 1982 (Movie)

from film("Cat People" (1942)) (Story By)

Billy Budd 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Curse of the Cat People 1944 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cat People 1942 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

I Remember Mama (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Mrs. Mike (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Enchanted Cottage (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Miracle of the Bells (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Seventh Victim (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Yellow Canary (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Biography

Stage actor and playwright turned screenwriter, responsible for such fine thrillers as "Cat People" (1942) and "The Seventh Victim" (1943); Bodeen also won praise for the highly regarded drama "I Remember Mama" (1948), which he adapted from the play by John Van Druten. Bodeen frequently wrote on film, contributing to journals and penning several books including "From Hollywood", an examination of the William Desmond Taylor murder case.

Relationships

Gustaf Bodeen

Father

Val Dufour

Companion
had lived together in the 1950s

EDUCATION

University of California at Los Angeles

Los Angeles , California 1933

Milestones

1941

First screenwriting credit, "Cat People"

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