James Edward Grant

Screenwriter, Novelist, Director
James Edward Grant brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1945, he produced "The Great John L." Grant began his entertainment career in film writing following credits ... Read more »
Born: 07/02/1905 in Illinois, USA

Filmography

Writer (18)

Support Your Local Gunfighter 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hostile Guns 1966 (Movie)

(From Story)

Circus World 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Donovan's Reef 1963 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

McLintock! 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Comancheros 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Alamo 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Proud Rebel 1958 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Sheepman 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Last Wagon 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Three Violent People 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hondo 1953 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Big Jim McLain 1951 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Flying Leathernecks 1951 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bullfighter and the Lady 1950 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sands of Iwo Jima 1950 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Angel and the Badman 1947 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Boom Town 1939 (Movie)

(From Story)
Director (1)

Angel and the Badman 1947 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

James Edward Grant brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1945, he produced "The Great John L." Grant began his entertainment career in film writing following credits on "Whipsaw" (1935), "Grand Jury" (1936) and "Great Guy" (1936). He also appeared in "Big Brown Eyes" (1936), the William Powell comedy "The Ex-Mrs. Bradford" (1936) and "Danger - Love at Work" (1937). Toward the end of his career, Grant wrote the John Wayne drama "Hondo" (1953), "The Last Wagon" (1956) with Richard Widmark and the Charlton Heston western "Three Violent People" (1957). He also appeared in "Proud Rebel" (1958) with Alan Ladd. Grant was most recently credited in "Support Your Local Gunfighter" (1971). Grant was nominated for a Writing (Story and Screenplay--Written Directly For the Screen) Academy Award for "The Sheepman" in 1958. Grant passed away in February 1966 at the age of 61.

Relationships

Josephine Grant

Wife

Milestones

1949

Directed "Angel and the Badman"

1944

Produced "The Great John L"

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