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George Wells

Highest Rated: 100% Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)

Lowest Rated: 82% Designing Woman (1957)

Birthday: Nov 08, 1909

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Academy Award winner George Wells built himself an incredible career as a screenwriter. He had his first film produced in the early 1950s. Wells began his writing career for film with such titles as "Merton of the Movies" (1947) with Red Skelton, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" (1949) with Frank Sinatra and "Three Little Words" (1950) with Fred Astaire. He also appeared in the Judy Garland musical "Summer Stock" (1950). Wells won a Writing (Story and Screenplay--Written Directly For the Screen) Academy Award for "Designing Woman" in 1957. Nearing the end of his career, Wells wrote the comedic adaptation "Ask Any Girl" (1959) with David Niven, the Dolores Hart musical "Where the Boys Are" (1960) and the comedy adaptation "The Gazebo" (1960) with Glenn Ford. He also appeared in the comedic adaptation "The Honeymoon Machine" (1961) with Steve McQueen and the crime adaptation "Penelope" (1966) with Natalie Wood. Wells was most recently credited in the Willem Dafoe crime drama "The Reckoning" (2004). Wells passed away in November 2000 at the age of 91.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Bites of the Apple Writer (Screenplay) - 1967
No Score Yet 62% Penelope Screenwriter - 1966
No Score Yet 48% The Honeymoon Machine Screenwriter - 1961
88% 70% Where the Boys Are Writer - 1960
82% 69% Designing Woman Screenwriter - 1957
No Score Yet 60% Jupiter's Darling Producer - 1955
No Score Yet 48% Dangerous When Wet Producer - 1953
No Score Yet 56% I Love Melvin Producer,
Screenwriter
- 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Everything I Have Is Yours Producer - 1952
83% 63% Angels in the Outfield Screenwriter - 1951
No Score Yet 79% Three Little Words Screenwriter - 1950
100% 83% Summer Stock Screenwriter - 1950
93% 70% Take Me Out to the Ball Game Screenwriter - 1949
No Score Yet 52% The Hucksters Screenwriter - 1947
100% 49% Till the Clouds Roll By Writer - 1946

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