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Horace McCoy

Highest Rated: 100% The Lusty Men (1952)

Lowest Rated: 100% The Lusty Men (1952)

Birthday: Apr 14, 1897

Birthplace: Pegram, Tennessee, USA

Horace McCoy's talent for screenwriting gave him a Hollywood career. McCoy's career beginnings can be traced back to writing for films such as "Fury of the Jungle" (1933), "Dangerous Crossroads" (1933) and "Parole!" (1936). He also appeared in "King of the Newsboys" (1938) and the Akim Tamiroff dramatic adaptation "Dangerous to Know" (1938). In the latter half of his career, McCoy wrote the Susan Hayward drama "The Lusty Men" (1952), the Jane Russell western "Montana Belle" (1952) and the drama "Bad For Each Other" (1954) with Charlton Heston. He also appeared in the Victor Mature crime flick "Dangerous Mission" (1954). McCoy was most recently credited in "Un Linceul n'a pas de poches" (1974) with Jean-Pierre Mocky. McCoy passed away in December 1955 at the age of 58.



No Score Yet 12% Texas Lady Writer - 1956
No Score Yet 50% Rage at Dawn Screenwriter - 1955
No Score Yet 20% Dangerous Mission Writer,
- 1954
100% 83% The Lusty Men Screenwriter - 1952
No Score Yet 17% The Fireball Screenwriter - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet There's Something About a Soldier Screenwriter - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Valley of the Sun Screenwriter - 1942
100% 85% Gentleman Jim Screenwriter - 1942
No Score Yet 52% Texas Screenwriter - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Parole! Screenwriter - 1936