Edmund H. North

Active - 1934 - 2008  |   Born - Mar 12, 1911   |   Died - Aug 28, 1990   |   Genres - Drama, Western, Action, Adventure, War

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

American screenwriter Edmund H. North is the son of theatrical actor and occasional film producer Robert North. Edmund North began his own career in the mid-'30s and worked up until WWII, when he quit to serve as a major in the Army Signal Corps for five years. North was noted for writing and co-writing interesting stories; he worked for many different studios. In 1970, North and Francis Ford Coppola won an Academy Award for their story and screenplay for Patton.

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