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Fred Finklehoffe

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American film writer and producer who received the Oscar for Ideal Adapted Screenplay in 1994 for the musical Meet up with Me personally in St. Louis. He fulfilled his composing partner John Cherry Monks, Jr. at college in the Virginia Armed service Institute. He and co-writer Irving Brecher both earned the Oscar in 1944 for Meet up with Me in St. Louis. He was wedded to Scottish celebrity and vocalist Ella Logan for quite some time. He co-wrote Meet up with Me In St. Louis, which starred Judy Garland.

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Full Name Fred F. Finklehoffe
Date Of Birth February 16, 1910
Died October 5, 1977, Springtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, United States
Place Of Birth Springfield, MA
Profession Screenwriter
Nationality American
Spouse Carolyn Philips, Ella Logan
Nominations Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
Movies The Stooge, At War with the Army, Words and Music, The Egg and I, Meet Me in St. Louis, Girl Crazy, Best Foot Forward, For Me and My Gal, Babes on Broadway, Brother Rat and a Baby, Strike Up the Band, Brother Rat
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Ex-uncle-in-law of Jimmy Logan and Annie Ross.
2Educated at VMI and Yale Law School.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Boys Are Good Boys1978written by
The Danny Thomas Hour1967TV Series 1 episode
Channing1964TV Series teleplay & story - 1 episode
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963TV Series story - 1 episode
The Richard Boone Show1963TV Series written by - 1 episode
Alcoa Premiere1963TV Series story - 1 episode
McHale's Navy1962TV Series written by - 1 episode
Meet Me in St. Louis1959TV Movie original screenplay
Alcoa Theatre1957TV Series episode "Lollipop Louie"
General Electric Theater1956TV Series written by - 1 episode
About Face1952play "Brother Rat"
The Stooge1951screenplay / story
At War with the Army1950written for the screen by
Words and Music1948writer
The Egg and I1947written for the screen by
Mr. Ace1946written by - as Fred Finklehoffe
Meet Me in St. Louis1944screen play
Girl Crazy1943screenplay
Best Foot Forward1943screenplay - as Fred Finklehoffe
For Me and My Gal1942screenplay - as Fred Finklehoffe
Babes on Broadway1941original story - as Fred Finklehoffe / screen play - as Fred Finklehoffe
Strike Up the Band1940screen play - as Fred Finklehoffe
Brother Rat and a Baby1940original screen play
Brother Rat1938from the play by
The Mad Miss Manton1938contributing writer - uncredited

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alcoa Theatre1957TV Series producer - episode "Lollipop Louie"
At War with the Army1950producer
The Egg and I1947producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mr. Ace1946writer: "Now and Then" - uncredited

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Panama Hattie1942sketches - uncredited

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1945OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, ScreenplayMeet Me in St. Louis (1944)· Irving Brecher


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