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Waldo Salt (Waldo Pressman Salt)

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Biography

Chicago, Illinois, USA
Waldo Salt was one of the many people blacklisted in Hollywood during the Red Scare, but unlike others, Salt recovered triumphantly. He wrote his first scripts in the late 1930s (MGM contract writer, 1936-42) and also served as a civilian consultant to the Office of War Information from 1942- 1945 before being blacklisted in 1951 after refusing to testify before HUAC. Read more...

Actor

Character: Joe Pyne on TV Show

Midnight Cowboy 1969

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Character: Himself - Winner, Best Adapted Screenplay

The 42nd Annual Academy Awards 1970

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Character: Male Derelict

Into the Night 1985

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Writing