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Frederick Hazlitt Brennan


Frederick Hazlitt Brennan

Frederick Hazlitt Brennan
Born (1901-09-23)23 September 1901
Saint Louis, Missouri
Died 30 June 1962(1962-06-30) (aged 60)
Ventura County, California
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 1929-1961

Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (23 September 1901 – 30 June 1962) was an American screenwriter. He wrote for over 30 films between 1929 and 1953 and was the creator of the Wyatt Earp television show.

Born in Saint Louis, Missouri, he was educated at the University of Missouri and began his career as a newspaper reporter. He wrote many short stories and was published in The Saturday Evening Post, Colliers, and other magazines. He published several novels. He also wrote for the theatre including the play The Wookey, which ran on Broadway.

He died in Ventura County, California from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, survived by his three children.

Selected filmography

External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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