William Anthony McGuire

William Anthony McGuire

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birthdate = July 9 1881
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deathdate = September 16 1940
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William Anthony McGuire (July 9 1881 - September 16 1940) was a playwright, theatre director, and producer and an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter. He won an Oscar for the 1936 film "The Great Ziegfeld".

Born in Chicago, Illinois, McGuire made his Broadway debut in 1910 as author of the play "The Heights". He went on to write, direct, and produce "Twelve Miles Out" (1925) and "If I Was Rich" (1926) and write and direct "Rosalie" (1928), "Whoopee!" (1928), "The Three Musketeers" (1928), and "Show Girl" (1929).

McGuire died of uremia in Beverly Hills, California.

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NAME= McGuire, William Anthony
DATE OF BIRTH= July 9 1881
PLACE OF BIRTH= Chicago, Illinois, USA
DATE OF DEATH= September 16 1940
PLACE OF DEATH= Beverly Hills, California

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