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Sidney Coe Howard

Sidney Coe HowardBorn: 26-Jun-1891
Birthplace: Oakland, CA
Died: 23-Aug-1939
Location of death: Tyringham, MA
Cause of death: Accident - Misc
Remains: Buried, Tyringham Cemetery, Tyringham, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright, Screenwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: They Knew What They Wanted

Died when his tractor tipped over on top of him.

Wife: Polly Damrosch
Wife: Clare Eames (b. 1896, m. 1922, d. 8-Nov-1930)
Daughter: Jennifer Howard (actress, b. 23-Mar-1925, d. 14-Dec-1993, with Eames)

    University: UC Berkeley (1915)

    Life Staff (1919-22)
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1925 for They Knew What They Wanted
    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1940 for Gone With the Wind

Wrote plays:
They Knew What They Wanted (1924)
The Silver Cord (1926)
Ned McCobb's Daughter (1926)
Lute Song (1930)
Yellow Jack (1934)
Dodsworth (1934, adapted from a novel by Sinclair Lewis)

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