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Charles Brackett (Charles William Brackett)

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Biography

Saratoga Springs, New York, USA
Charles Brackett, born in Saratoga Springs, New York, of Scottish ancestry, followed in his attorney-father's footsteps and graduated with a law degree from Harvard University in 1920. He practised law for several years, before commencing work as drama critic for The New Yorker (1925-29), in addition to submitting short stories to The Saturday Evening Post. In 1932, Brackett left for Hollywood as a screenwriter. He was signed by Paramount primarily on the strength of his novel "Week-End". Brackett remained at the studio until 1950, doubling up as producer from 1945. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Presenter: Honorary Awards & Irving G. Thalberg Award

The 25th Annual Academy Awards 1953

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Honorary Awards

The 26th Annual Academy Awards 1954

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Honorary Awards

The 27th Annual Academy Awards 1955

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

The 34th Annual Academy Awards 1962

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Writing