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Donald Ogden Stewart

Born: 30-Nov-1894
Birthplace: Columbus, OH
Died: 2-Aug-1980
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Screenwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Philadelphia Story

Adapted The Philadelphia Story to screen in 1940, winning an Academy Award.

Wife: Beatrice Ames (m. 1924, div. 1938, two sons)
Son: Ames Ogden Stewart
Son: Donald Stewart
Wife: Ella Winter (m. 1939, until his death)

    University: Yale University

    Dutch Treat Club (1922-30)
    Hollywood Anti-Fascist League
    Hollywood Anti-Nazi League Founding Member, Chairman (1936)
    League of American Writers
    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1940 for The Philadelphia Story
    Algonquin Round Table

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Not So Dumb (2-Feb-1930) · Van Dyke

Author of books:
Parody Outline of History (1921)
By a Stroke of Luck (1975, memoir)

Wrote plays:
Rebound (1930)
Fine and Dandy (1930, co-author)


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