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Also Known As: Died: February 13, 1944
Born: October 12, 1875 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Profession: director, producer, screenwriter, actor, playwright

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Versatile scenarist who co-adapted Vladimir Nabokov's "King, Queen, Knave" (1972), wrote a couple of sophisticated horror films--the best of which was "The Omen" (1976)--and turned out several adroit tearjerkers, before making his directorial debut with "Lucas" (1986), a winning, low-key portrait of adolescence.

Versatile scenarist who co-adapted Vladimir Nabokov's "King, Queen, Knave" (1972), wrote a couple of sophisticated horror films--the best of which was "The Omen" (1976)--and turned out several adroit tearjerkers, before making his directorial debut with "Lucas" (1986), a winning, low-key portrait of adolescence.

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  The Mystery of Mr. X (1934) Director
2.
  Men Must Fight (1933) Director
3.
  Turn Back the Clock (1933) Director
4.
  Skyscraper Souls (1932) Director
5.
  Men Call It Love (1931) Director
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  War Nurse (1930) Director
8.
  The Girl in the Show (1929) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Arab (1915) Jamil
2.
 Pierre of the Plains (1914) Pierre
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wife:
Ruth Wilcox Selwyn. Actor. Born 1905, died 1954.

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