Ben Hecht  American Writer

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Ben Hecht passed away on 18th Apr 1964 aged 70.


Ben Hecht was in relationships with Rose Caylor (1925 - 1964) and Marie Armstrong (1915 - 1925).


Ben Hecht is a 70 year old American Writer born on 28th February, 1894 in New York City, New York,. His zodiac sign is Pisces

Ben Hecht is a member of the following lists: American male dramatists and playwrights, American male short story writers and American male screenwriters.


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Ben Hecht70 PiscesWriter
Rose Caylor81 PiscesWriter
Marie Armstrong-


The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen1958TV Show
Goodyear Theatre1957NarratorTV Show
Willys Theatre Presenting Ben Hecht's Tales of the City1953NarratorTV Show
Actor's and Sin1952Narrator (segment "Woman of Sin") (voice, uncredited)Movie
Specter of the Rose1946Waiter (uncredited)Movie
Angels Over Broadway1940Man in Night Court (uncredited)Movie
The Scoundrel1935Flop House Bum (uncredited)Movie
Crime Without Passion1934Court interviewer with pipe (uncredited)Movie


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    Ben Hecht /ˈhɛkt/ (1894–1964) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist and novelist. A journalist in his youth, he went on to write thirty-five books and some of the most entertaining screenplays and plays in America. ...

    Confirmed Relationships2
    Longest Relationship39 yrs
    Shortest Relationship10 yrs
    Average Relationship Length24 yrs, 6 mths
    First Name Ben
    Last Name Hecht
    Full Name at Birth Ben Hecht
    Age 70 (age at death) years
    Birthday 28th February, 1894
    Birthplace New York City, New York,
    Died 18th April, 1964
    Place of Death New York City, New York,
    Cause of Death Coronary Thrombosis
    Zodiac Sign Pisces
    Sexuality Straight
    Religion Jewish
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Screenwriter, novelist, playwright, journalist
    Occupation Writer
    Family Member Edwina Armstrong (daughter), Jenny Hecht (daughter)
    Friend Mickey Cohen, Orson Welles, Billy Rose, Moss Hart, Howard Hughes, Charles MacArthur, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Brian De Palma, Jed Harris, Frank Capra
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