Richard Edward Connell Jr. was an American author and journalist. He is best remembered for his short story "The Most Dangerous Game" (1924). Connell was one of the most popular American short story writers of his time, and his stories were published in The Saturday Evening Post and Collier's magazines. He had equal success as a journalist and screenwriter, and was nominated for an Academy Award during 1942 for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the movie Meet John Doe.
Tuesday, 17 October 1893
Tuesday, 22 November 1949
|1945||Oscar||Best Writing, Original Screenplay||Nominated|
|1942||Oscar||Best Writing, Original Story||Nominated|