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James Edward Grant

Highest Rated: 100% The Comancheros (1961)

Lowest Rated: 50% Donovan's Reef (1963)

Birthday: Jul 2, 1905

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

James Edward Grant brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1945, he produced "The Great John L." Grant began his entertainment career in film writing following credits on "Whipsaw" (1935), "Grand Jury" (1936) and "Great Guy" (1936). He also appeared in "Big Brown Eyes" (1936), the William Powell comedy "The Ex-Mrs. Bradford" (1936) and "Danger - Love at Work" (1937). Toward the end of his career, Grant wrote the John Wayne drama "Hondo" (1953), "The Last Wagon" (1956) with Richard Widmark and the Charlton Heston western "Three Violent People" (1957). He also appeared in "Proud Rebel" (1958) with Alan Ladd. Grant was most recently credited in "Support Your Local Gunfighter" (1971). Grant was nominated for a Writing (Story and Screenplay--Written Directly For the Screen) Academy Award for "The Sheepman" in 1958. Grant passed away in February 1966 at the age of 61.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
62% 61% Support Your Local Gunfighter Screenwriter - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hondo and the Apaches Screenwriter - 1967
50% 76% Donovan's Reef Writer - 1963
57% 85% McLintock! Screenwriter - 1963
100% 75% The Comancheros Screenwriter - 1961
52% 63% The Alamo Writer - 1960
No Score Yet 61% The Sheepman Screenwriter - 1958
No Score Yet 71% The Last Wagon Screenwriter - 1956
No Score Yet 50% Ring of Fear Director,
Writer
- 1954
88% 74% Hondo Screenwriter - 1953
No Score Yet 40% Big Jim McLain Screenwriter - 1952
75% 64% Flying Leathernecks Screenwriter - 1951
100% 80% Sands of Iwo Jima Screenwriter - 1949
71% 67% Angel and the Badman Director,
Writer
- 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great John L. Producer - 1945
No Score Yet 78% Johnny Eager Screenwriter - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Danger, Love at Work Writer - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Grand Jury Screenwriter - 1936