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      George Wells

      George Wells

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

      Lowest Rated: 82% Designing Woman (1957)

      Birthday: Nov 8, 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.



      No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Bites of the Apple Screenwriter - 1967
      No Score Yet 63% Penelope Screenwriter - 1966
      No Score Yet 43% The Honeymoon Machine Screenwriter - 1961
      88% 70% Where the Boys Are Writer - 1960
      82% 68% Designing Woman Screenwriter - 1957
      No Score Yet 57% Jupiter's Darling Producer - 1955
      No Score Yet 58% I Love Melvin Producer,
      - 1953
      No Score Yet 56% Dangerous When Wet Producer - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Everything I Have Is Yours Producer - 1952
      83% 65% Angels in the Outfield Screenwriter - 1951
      No Score Yet 78% Three Little Words Screenwriter - 1950
      100% 83% Summer Stock Screenwriter - 1950
      95% 70% Take Me Out to the Ball Game Screenwriter - 1949
      No Score Yet 56% The Hucksters Screenwriter - 1947
      100% 49% Till the Clouds Roll By Writer - 1946