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Paddy Chayefsky

Born on January 29, 1923 in Bronx, New York City, NY
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Playwright/scenarist Paddy Chayefsky originally harbored dreams of becoming a comedian, but turned to writing while convalescing from a war wound. His entry into movies was by way of a bit part in the New York-based A Double Life (1947). Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1976 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Screenplay Network Won
1976 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay Network Won
1976 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Screenplay Network Won
1976 New York Film Critics Circle Best Screenplay Network Won
1972 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Screenplay The Hospital Won
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