Charles Lederer

Charles Lederer
1906 - 1976

Charles Lederer  American Screenwriter


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Charles Lederer passed away on 5th Mar 1976 aged 69.


Charles Lederer was previously married to Anne Shirley (1949 - 1976) and Virginia Nicolson (1940 - 1948).


American Screenwriter Charles Lederer was born Charles Davies Lederer on 31st December, 1906 in New York City, New York U.S.A. and passed away on 5th Mar 1976 Los Angeles, CA aged 69. He is most remembered for His Girl Friday. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Charles Lederer is a member of the following lists: American male screenwriters, 1906 births and 1976 deaths.


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Married2 27 years, 5 months 18 years, 9 months 8 years
Total2 27 years, 5 months 18 years, 9 months 8 years


First Name Charles
Last Name Lederer
Full Name at Birth Charles Davies Lederer
Alternative Name Charles D. Lederer, Charles Davies Lederer, Charles Lederer
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st December, 1906
Birthplace New York City, New York U.S.A.
Died 5th March, 1976
Place of Death Los Angeles, CA
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of California at Berkeley
Occupation Text Screenwriter, director, producer, author
Occupation Screenwriter
Claim to Fame His Girl Friday
Father George W. Lederer
Mother Reine Davies
Sister Pepi Lederer
Family Member Anne Shirley (Wife), nephew of film-star Marion Davies, Daniel Lederer (Son)
Associated People Virginia Nicolson

Charles Lederer (December 31, 1906 – March 5, 1976) was a prolific and well-connected American screenwriter and director. He was born into a prominent theatrical family in New York, and after his parents divorced, was raised in California by his aunt, Marion Davies, mistress to newspaper publisher William Randolf Hearst. A child prodigy, he entered college at age 13, but dropped out after a few years to work as a journalist with Hearst's newspapers.

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Charles Lederer69 CapricornScreenwriter
Anne Shirley75 AriesActress
Virginia Nicolson-Actress






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