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Ranald MacDougall (1915–1973)

Ranald MacDougall was born on March 10, 1915 in Schenectady, New York, USA as Ranald Robert MacDougall. He was a writer and director, known for The World, The Flesh and The Devil (1959), Mildred Pierce (1945) and Cleopatra (1963). He was married to Nanette Fabray and Lucille Margaret Brophy. He died on December 12, 1973 in Los Angeles, California,... See full bio »

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(1945)
Cleopatra Writer
(1963)
(1949)

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 1989 We're No Angels (earlier screenplay - as Ranald Macdougall, suggestion)
 1973 That Man Bolt (screenplay - as Quentin Werty)
 1972 Magic Carpet (TV Movie)
 1970 Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (written by)
 1968 Jigsaw (screen story - as Quentin Werty) / (screenplay - as Quentin Werty)
 1968 Dark of the Sun (screenplay - as Quentin Werty)
 1966 Fame Is the Name of the Game (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1963 Cleopatra (screenplay)
 1961 Westinghouse Playhouse (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes)
- Nan Suits Dan (1961) ... (creator)
- Ballet-Oop (1961) ... (creator)
- The Mrs. Harper Story (1961) ... (creator)
- House Guest (1961) ... (creator)
- Behind Every Great Man (1961) ... (creator)
 1957 Man on Fire (screen play by)
 1955-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (original screenplay - 3 episodes)
- Possessed (1957) ... (original screenplay)
- Mildred Pierce (1956) ... (original screenplay)
- June Bride (1955) ... (original screenplay)
 1956 The Mountain (screenplay)
 1955 Queen Bee (screenplay)
 1954 Secret of the Incas (screenplay)
 1954 The Naked Jungle (screenplay)
 1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell (screenplay)
 1950 The Breaking Point (screen play by)
 1950 Bright Leaf (screenplay)
 1950 Stage Fright (uncredited)
 1949 The Hasty Heart (screenplay - as Ranald Macdougall)
 1949 Task Force (uncredited)
 1948 The Decision of Christopher Blake (screenplay)
 1948 June Bride (screenplay)
 1947 The Unsuspected (screenplay)
 1947 Possessed (screenplay)
 1945 Mildred Pierce (screenplay)
 1945 Objective, Burma! (screenplay)
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Alternate Names:

Ranald Macdougall | Quentin Werty
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He worked for Warner Brothers from 1944-50, notably on the Joan Crawford classic Mildred Pierce (1945), for which he won an Oscar nomination. From the mid-'50s he was primarily active in television, often writing under the pseudonym Quentin Werty. Between 1955-70 he also directed several low-budget films. See more »

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Randy

Star Sign:

Pisces

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