Harry Brown

Screenwriter, Novelist, Poet
A novelist and scriptwriter whose "A Walk in the Sun" was adapted for the screen by Lewis Milestone in 1945 to great acclaim, Brown earned an Academy Award nomination for another war-themed film, "The Sands of Iwo Jima" ... Read more »
Born: 04/29/1917 in Portland, Maine, USA

Filmography

Writer (22)

Ocean's Eleven 2001 (Movie)

from original screenplay (From Story)

El Dorado 1966 (Movie)

("The Stars in Their Courses") (Source Material (from novel))

Ocean's Eleven 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Fiend Who Walked the West 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Deep Six 1957 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Between Heaven and Hell 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

D-Day the Sixth of June 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Many Rivers to Cross 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Virgin Queen 1955 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

All the Brothers Were Valiant 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Place in the Sun 1950 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye 1950 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sands of Iwo Jima 1950 (Movie)

(From Story)

Sands of Iwo Jima 1950 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Wake of the Red Witch 1948 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Walk in the Sun (Movie)

(Book Author)

Arch of Triumph (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Bugles in the Afternoon (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Only the Valiant (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Man on the Eiffel Tower (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Other Love (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Sniper (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Biography

A novelist and scriptwriter whose "A Walk in the Sun" was adapted for the screen by Lewis Milestone in 1945 to great acclaim, Brown earned an Academy Award nomination for another war-themed film, "The Sands of Iwo Jima" (1949). He shared an Oscar with co-screenwriter Michael Wilson for George Stevens' "A Place in the Sun" (1951). Brown worked on several other notable films, including "Eight Iron Men" (adapted from his play), the Bette Davis vehicle "The Virgin Queen" (1955) and "D-Day the Sixth of June" (1956). His last screenplay was for the crime comedy "Ocean's Eleven" (1960).

Relationships

June Brown

Wife

Jared Brown

Son

EDUCATION

Harvard University

Cambridge , Massachusetts

Milestones

1960

Final screenplay "Ocean's 11"

1944

Screenwriting debut, "The True Glory"

Moved to Mexico in the 1960s

Worked at Time and The New Yorker

Bonus Trivia

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Served in the army during WWII.

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