Edwards, Anne, 1927-

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Dates:
Birth 1927-08-20
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Edwards was born Aug. 20, 1927 in Portchester, NY; attended UCLA (1943-46) and Southern Methodist Univ. (1947-48); was a child performer on the stage; junior writer, MGM, 1944; freelance film writer in Hollywood, 1950-54; freelance film and television writer in England and Europe, 1954-72; wrote many works of fiction and biography, including The survivors (1968), Shadow of a Lion (1971), Haunted summer (1972), Judy Garland : a biography (1975), Vivien Leigh : a biography (1976), Sonya : the life of Countess Tolstoy (1981), The road to Tara : the life of Margaret Mitchell (1983), Matriarch : Queen Mary and the House of Windsor (1984), and A remarkable woman : a biography of Katharine Hepburn (1985).

From the description of Papers, 1965-1986. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38285383

Epithet: biographer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0003b1

Biography

Edwards was born August 20, 1927 in Portchester, New York; attended UCLA (1943-46) and Southern Methodist University (1947-48); was a child performer on the stage; junior writer, MGM, 1944; freelance film writer in Hollywood, 1950-54; freelance film and television writer in England and Europe, 1954-72; wrote many works of fiction and biography, including The survivors (1968), Shadow of a Lion (1971), Haunted summer (1972), Judy Garland: a biography (1975), Vivien Leigh: a biography (1976), Sonya: the life of Countess Tolstoy (1981), The Road to Tara: the life of Margaret Mitchell (1983), Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor (1984), and A remarkable woman: a biography of Katharine Hepburn (1985), Shirley Temple, American princess (1988), Early Reagan (1987), The DeMilles, an American family (1988).

From the guide to the Anne Edwards papers, 1965-, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Women novelists, American--Archival resources
  • Women biographers--Archival resources
  • Women screenwriters--Archival resources

Occupations:

  • Women novelists, American--Archival resources
  • Women biographers--California--Archival resources
  • Women screenwriters--California--Archival resources

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  • California (as recorded)