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Charles MacArthur

Born on May 5, 1895 in Scranton, PA
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American screenwriter, playwright, and director Charles MacArthur broke into show business as a collaborator of playwright Ben Hecht; together the two wrote many Broadway hits during the early 1930s, including The Front Page and Twentieth Century. Read Full Biography
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