W.R. Burnett

Writer
IVA Star Rating : 54
William Riley "W. R." Burnett was an American novelist and screenwriter. He is best known for the crime novel Little Caesar, the film adaptation of which is considered the first of the classic American gangster movies.

William Riley "W. R." Burnett was an American novelist and screenwriter. He is best known for the crime novel Little Caesar, the film adaptation of which is considered the first of the classic American gangster movies.

Born

Saturday, 25 November 1899

Died

Sunday, 25 April 1982

1943OscarBest Writing, Original Screenplay Nominated
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