Frances Goodrich Biography (1890-1984)

Born December 21, 1890, in Belleville, NJ; died of lung cancer, January 29, 1984, in New York, NY; daughter of Henry Wickes and Madeleine Christy (Lloyd)Goodrich; married Robert Ames, 1917 (divorced); married Hendrik Willem Van Leon, 1927 (divorced); married Albert M. Hackett (a writer), February 7, 1932.Career: Writer and actress. Awards, Honors: Shared awards withhusband, Albert Hackett, including Academy Award nomination, best screen adaptation, 1945, for The Thin Man; Academy Award nomination, best screenplay, 1936, for After the Thin Man; Academy Award nomination, best screen adaptation, 1950, for Father of the Bride; Academy Award nomination(with Hackett and Dorothy Kingsley), best screenplay, 1954, for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; Pulitzer Prize for drama, Antoinette Perry Award,best dramatic author(s), New York Drama Critics Circle Award, best Americanscreenplay, and Laurel Award, all 1956, for The Diary of Anne Frank..

Writer, actress
Birth Details
December 21, 1890
Belleville, New Jersey, United States
Death Details
January 29, 1984
New York, New York, United States

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