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John L. Balderston

Highest Rated: 100% Frankenstein (1931)

Lowest Rated: 55% Dracula's Daughter (1936)

Birthday: Oct 22, 1889

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Playwright whose stage works provided the basis for the films "Dracula" (1931) and "Frankenstein" (1931). Balderston went on to write several superior horror screenplays and to successfully adapt a number of literary works; he scripted two fine Hollywood entertainments, the definitive version of the swashbuckling classic, "The Prisoner of Zenda" (1937), and the suspenseful "Gaslight" (1944).

Filmography

Movies

Credit
61% 75% The Mummy Screenwriter - 1999
93% 88% The Last of the Mohicans Writer $72.2M 1992
No Score Yet 61% The Prisoner of Zenda Screenwriter - 1952
88% 90% Gaslight Writer - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tennessee Johnson Screenwriter - 1942
55% 42% Dracula's Daughter Writer - 1936
98% 87% Bride of Frankenstein Writer - 1935
No Score Yet 67% Berkeley Square Screenwriter - 1933
88% 72% The Mummy Writer - 1932
100% 87% Frankenstein Writer - 1931
94% 81% Dracula Writer - 1931

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