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Malvin Wald

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Name  Malvin Wald
Siblings  Jerry Wald
Children  Alan Wald, Jenifer Wald
Spouse  Sylvia Wald (m. ?–1999)
Role  Screenwriter

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Died  March 6, 2008, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Movies  The Naked City, Outrage, Behind Locked Doors, Venus in Furs, Battle Taxi
Similar People  Albert Maltz, Mark Hellinger, William H Daniels, Jerry Wald, Collier Young

Malvin Daniel Wald (August 8, 1917 – March 6, 2008) was an American screenwriter most famous for writing the 1948 police drama The Naked City, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Story. He wrote over 150 scripts for motion pictures and TV shows including Peter Gunn, Daktari, and Perry Mason. He also served with the Army Air Forces and taught screenwriting at the University of Southern California. He died at Sherman Oaks Hospital in Los Angeles from age-related causes at age 90.


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