Derek N. Twist

Active - 1934 - 1965  |   Born - Jul 14, 1898   |   Died - Jan 1, 1976   |   Genres - Drama, Adventure, Western, Crime, Mystery

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

American screenwriter Derek Twist specialized in action-adventures and Westerns. A native of Albany, MO, and educated at the University of Chicago, he got his start in Hollywood in 1926 reading scripts. The following year, he began writing stories and his first screenplays.

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