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Melville Shavelson

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 04/01/1917 († 90, 08/08/2007) | New York City, New York, USA
Melville Shavelson (April 1, 1917 – August 8, 2007) was an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and author. He was President of the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAw) from 1969 to 1971, 1979 to 1981, and 1985 to 1987. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Melville Shavelson

Valentine Davies Award Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement 2x Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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Movies with Melville Shavelson as Actor(2)

Movies with Melville Shavelson as Crew(54)

Directing/Director1985 Deceptions
Writing/Writer1985 Deceptions
Writing/Writer1980 Ike: The War Years
Writing/Writer1978 Rainbow
Directing/Director1978 Rainbow
Directing/Director1976 The Great Houdinis
Writing/Writer1976 The Great Houdinis
Directing/Director1975 The Legend of Valentino
Writing/Writer1975 The Legend of Valentino
Directing/Director1974 Mixed Company
Writing/Screenplay1974 Mixed Company
Directing/Director1972 The War Between Men and Women
Directing/Director1968 Yours, Mine and Ours
Directing/Director1966 Cast a Giant Shadow
Writing/Screenplay1966 Cast a Giant Shadow
Production/Producer1966 Cast a Giant Shadow
Directing/Director1963 A New Kind of Love
Writing/Writer1963 A New Kind of Love
Production/Producer1963 A New Kind of Love
Directing/Director1962 The Pigeon That Took Rome
Writing/Writer1962 The Pigeon That Took Rome
Production/Producer1962 The Pigeon That Took Rome
Directing/Director1961 On the Double
Writing/Writer1961 On the Double
Directing/Director1960 It Started in Naples
Writing/Screenplay1960 It Started in Naples
Directing/Director1959 The Five Pennies
Writing/Screenplay1959 The Five Pennies
Directing/Director1958 Houseboat
Writing/Writer1958 Houseboat
Directing/Director1957 Beau James
Writing/Writer1957 Beau James
Directing/Director1955 The Seven Little Foys
Writing/Writer1955 The Seven Little Foys
Writing/Screenplay1954 Living It Up
Writing/Screenplay1953 Trouble Along the Way
Production/Producer1953 Trouble Along the Way
Writing/Writer1952 April in Paris
Writing/Screenplay1952 Room for One More
Writing/Screenplay1951 On Moonlight Bay
Writing/Screenplay1951 Double Dynamite
Writing/Writer1951 I'll See You in My Dreams
Writing/Screenplay1950 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady
Writing/Writer1949 It's a Great Feeling
Writing/Screenplay1949 Always Leave Them Laughing
Writing/Writer1949 The Great Lover
Writing/Screenplay1947 Where There's Life
Writing/Story1947 Where There's Life
Writing/Adaptation1946 The Kid from Brooklyn
Writing/Writer1945 Hollywood Victory Caravan
Writing/Screenplay1945 Wonder Man
Writing/Screenplay1944 The Princess and the Pirate

TV Shows/Series with Melville Shavelson as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1969 My World and Welcome to It

Full Name: Melville Shavelson
Born: Sunday, 04/01 1917 (April) in New York City
Died: Wednesday, 08/08 2007 (August) in Studio City (aged: 90)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: Cornell University
Children: Richard Shavelson
Other names for Melville Shavelson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Mel Shavelson"
Melville Shavelson frequently works together with these people:
Jack Rose (21x, Crew)
Sam Comer (9x, Crew)
Edith Head (7x, Crew)
Bob Hope (6x, Actor)
Hal Pereira (6x, Crew)
Ray Heindorf (6x, Crew)
Frank Bracht (6x, Crew)
Danny Kaye (5x, Actor)
David Butler (5x, Crew)
Daniel L. Fapp (4x, Crew)
Virginia Mayo (4x, Actress)
Danny Arnold (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:378272, Added: 08/16/2018, Last updated: 03/23/2021