Multi-award successful screenwriter who received the Academy Award for Ideal First Screenplay for 1967’s Think Who’s Arriving at Dinner? aswell as the BAFTA for Greatest United kingdom Screenplay for The Ladykillers (1955). During WWII, he volunteered to visit combat abroad to battle alongside the Dark View. In 1966, he also earned the Authors Guild of America Honor for Best Created American Humor for The Russians Are Arriving The Russians Are Arriving. He wedded Tania Cost in 1944. Celebrity Beah Richards starred in his Oscar-winning film, Think Who’s Arriving at Dinner.