Robert E. Sherwood

Active - 1926 - 1953  |   Born - Apr 1, 1896   |   Died - Jan 1, 1955   |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Romance, Adventure, Historical Film

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert E. Sherwood got his start in journalism as a critic and editor for both Life magazine and the New York Herald. In addition to having his plays adapted to the screen by others, Sherwood also penned or co-penned screenplays. His story for The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) earned Sherwood an Oscar for Best Screenplay.

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