Charles Lederer

Charles Lederer
1906 - 1976

Charles Lederer  American Screenwriter


Charles Lederer passed away on 5th Mar 1976 aged 69. His last relationship was when Anne Shirley and Charles Lederer were married for 26 years before Charles Lederer died aged 69.


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

Charles Lederer had a son named Daniel.


Charles Lederer is a 69 year old American Screenwriter. Born Charles Davies Lederer on 31st December, 1906 in New York City, New York U. S. A. , he is famous 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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Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship27 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship8 yrs
Average Relationship Length17 yrs, 8 mths
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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