Four-time Oscar nominated screenwriter who won the award in 1943 for penning the screenplay, Princess O’Rourke. He matriculated from Columbia College or university, and later went to Law school aswell. He once proved helpful at Macy’s to earn money while seeking his composing dreams. He wedded Ruth Frazee. Celebrity Olivia Havilland starred in his Oscar-winning film, Princess O’Rourke.