Waldemar Young

Screenwriter
Waldemar Young was known for his creative screenwriting skills. Young earned a film writing career following such successful contributions to titles such as "Suds" (1920), "The Off-Shore Pirate" (1921) and the Lon ... Read more »
Born: 07/01/1878 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Filmography

Writer (9)

Test Pilot 1937 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Plainsman 1936 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Desire 1935 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Lives of a Bengal Lancer 1934 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Crusades 1934 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Island of Lost Souls 1932 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Love Me Tonight 1931 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

West of Zanzibar 1927 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Unknown 1926 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

Waldemar Young was known for his creative screenwriting skills. Young earned a film writing career following such successful contributions to titles such as "Suds" (1920), "The Off-Shore Pirate" (1921) and the Lon Chaney crime feature "The Unholy Three" (1925). He also appeared in "The Black Bird" (1926), the Lon Chaney crime picture "The Unknown" (1927) and the crime flick "The Show" (1927) with John Gilbert. Toward the end of his career, Young wrote the horror flick "Island of Lost Souls" (1933) with Charles Laughton, the Claudette Colbert historical love story "Cleopatra" (1934) and the dramatic adaptation "Men in White" (1934) with Clark Gable. Young more recently wrote "Test Pilot" (1938). Young was Brigham Young's grandson. Young was married to Elizabeth Young. Young passed away in August 1938 at the age of 60.

Relationships

Brigham Young

Grandfather

Elizabeth Young

Wife

EDUCATION

Stanford University

Stanford , California

Milestones

1917

Screenwriting debut

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