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      James Edward Grant

      Highest Rated: 100% Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)

      Lowest Rated: 52% The Alamo (1960)

      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.

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      62% 61% Support Your Local Gunfighter Screenwriter - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hondo and the Apaches Screenwriter - 1967
      54% 76% Donovan's Reef Writer - 1963
      57% 85% McLintock! Screenwriter - 1963
      100% 75% The Comancheros Screenwriter - 1961
      52% 64% The Alamo Writer - 1960
      No Score Yet 62% The Sheepman Screenwriter - 1958
      No Score Yet 71% The Last Wagon Screenwriter - 1956
      No Score Yet 50% Ring of Fear Director,
      Writer
      - 1954
      90% 74% Hondo Screenwriter - 1953
      No Score Yet 39% Big Jim McLain Screenwriter - 1952
      75% 63% Flying Leathernecks Screenwriter - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Is a Bachelor Screenwriter - 1950
      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 77% Johnny Eager Screenwriter - 1942
      No Score Yet 57% Miracles for Sale Screenwriter - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Danger, Love at Work Writer - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Grand Jury Screenwriter - 1936