Howard Estabrook

Screenwriter, Actor, Director
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Howard Estabrook led an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Estabrook started his entertainment career writing for films, including "Dressed to Kill" (1928), the drama "The Shopworn ... Read more »
Born: 07/11/1884 in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Writer (10)

The Big Fisherman 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cattle Queen of Montana 1954 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Passion 1954 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Dakota 1945 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

The Bridge of San Luis Rey 1943 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Bridge of San Luis Rey 1943 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

David Copperfield 1934 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Bill of Divorcement 1931 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cimarron 1930 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hell's Angels 1929 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Howard Estabrook led an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Estabrook started his entertainment career writing for films, including "Dressed to Kill" (1928), the drama "The Shopworn Angel" (1929) with Nancy Carroll and the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in "The Four Feathers" (1929), "Behind the Make-Up" (1930) and the Evelyn Brent drama "Slightly Scarlet" (1930). Estabrook won a Writing (Adaptation) Academy Award for "Cimarron" in 1931. In the latter part of his career, Estabrook wrote the dramatic musical "New Wine" (1941) with Ilona Massey, "International Lady" (1941) with George Brent and the Mickey Rooney comedic drama "The Human Comedy" (1943). He also appeared in the drama "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (1944) with Lynn Bari. Estabrook more recently wrote "The Big Fisherman" (1959) with Howard Keel. Estabrook passed away in July 1978 at the age of 94.

Milestones

1943

Made his directorial debut with the film "Heavenly Days"

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