Calder Willingham Biography (1923-1995)

Full name, Calder Baynard Willingham Jr.; born December 23, 1923, in Atlanta,GA; died of lung cancer, February 19, 1995, in Laconia, NH; son of Calder Baynard (a hotel manager) and Eleanor Churchill (Willcox) Willingham; married Helene Rothenberg, 1945 (divorced); married Jane Marie Bennett, September 15,1953; children: (first marriage) Paul Thomas; (second marriage) Frederick Calder, Sara Jane, Mark Osgood, Pamela, Christopher. Career: Novelist, screenwriter, and playwright. Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award nomination, best screenplay, and Academy Award nomination, best writing, screenplaybased on material from another medium, 1967, both for The Graduate(with Buck Henry).

Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright
Birth Details
December 23, 1923
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Death Details
February 19, 1995
Laconia, New Hampshire, United States

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