|Name DeWitt Bodeen||Role Screenwriter|
|Died March 12, 1988, Los Angeles, California, United States|
Books From Hollywood, More from Hollywood!: The Careers of 15 Great American Stars, Ladies of the footlights
Nominations Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Drama
Movies Cat People, The Curse of the Cat People, The Seventh Victim, The Enchanted Cottage, Billy Budd
Similar People Alan Ormsby, Nicholas Musuraca, Val Lewton, Roy Webb, Tom Conway
Dewitt bodeen on writing classic horror films
DeWitt Bodeen (July 25, 1908, Fresno, California — March 12, 1988, Los Angeles, California) was a film screenwriter and television writer best known for writing Cat People (1942).
Born Homer DeWitt Bodeen, he began his career as an actor and playwright before entering the film business.
In the late 1930s, he began working for RKO and worked his way up to a script writer. Other films include The Curse of the Cat People (1944), The Seventh Victim (1943), The Enchanted Cottage (1945), I Remember Mama (1948), and Billy Budd (1962).
He also wrote articles for the journal Films in Review.