Peter Stone Biography (1930-)

Full name, Peter Hess Stone; born February 27, 1930, in Los Angeles, CA; sonof John (a film producer) and Hilda (a film writer; maiden name, Hess) Stone;married Mary O'Hanley, February 17, 1961. Career: Playwright and screenwriter. Also known as Pierre Marton. Member: Dramatists Guild (member of executive council; president, beginning in 1981), Authors League of America, Writers Guild of America. Awards, Honors: Emmy Award, 1962, for The Defenders; Writers Guild Award nomination, Writers Guild of America, 1962, for The Benefactors; Writers Guild Award, best comedy film, and Edgar Allan Poe Award, best motion picture screenplay, Mystery Writers of America, both 1964, for Charade; Academy Award, best original screenplay (with S. H. Barnett and Frank Tarloff), 1964, for Father Goose; Antoinette Perry Award, best musical, New York Drama Critics Circle Award, Plays and Players Award, and Drama Desk Award, best musical book writer (with Sherman Edwards), all 1969, and Christopher Award, 1973, all for 1776; honorary Litt.D., Bard College, 1971; Writers Guild Awards, best comedy film, 1974, for Father Goose, and 1978, for Who's Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?; Antoinette Perry Award, best musical book, 1981, for Woman of the Year; Grammy Award, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, 1991, for The Will Rogers Follies; Antoinette Perry Award, best musical, 1997, for Titanic..

Playwright, screenwriter
Birth Details
February 27, 1930
Los Angeles, California, United States

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