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Howard Estabrook

Highest Rated: 100% The Virginian (1929)

Lowest Rated: 52% Cimarron (1931)

Birthday: Jul 11, 1884

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Howard Estabrook led an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Estabrook started his entertainment career writing for films, including "Dressed to Kill" (1928), the drama "The Shopworn Angel" (1929) with Nancy Carroll and the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in "The Four Feathers" (1929), "Behind the Make-Up" (1930) and the Evelyn Brent drama "Slightly Scarlet" (1930). Estabrook won a Writing (Adaptation) Academy Award for "Cimarron" in 1931. In the latter part of his career, Estabrook wrote the dramatic musical "New Wine" (1941) with Ilona Massey, "International Lady" (1941) with George Brent and the Mickey Rooney comedic drama "The Human Comedy" (1943). He also appeared in the drama "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (1944) with Lynn Bari. Estabrook more recently wrote "The Big Fisherman" (1959) with Howard Keel. Estabrook passed away in July 1978 at the age of 94.



No Score Yet 44% The Big Fisherman Screenwriter - 1959
No Score Yet 50% Passion Writer - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Heavenly Days Director - 1944
80% 69% The Human Comedy Screenwriter - 1943
100% 75% David Copperfield Writer - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Way Down East Writer - 1935
No Score Yet 42% The Bowery Screenwriter - 1933
52% 25% Cimarron Screenwriter - 1931
No Score Yet No Score Yet She Goes to War Writer - 1929
100% 88% The Virginian Screenwriter - 1929
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Port of Missing Girls Writer,
- 1928
No Score Yet No Score Yet North Star Producer - 1926
No Score Yet No Score Yet Four Feathers Unknown (Character) - 1915