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Waldo Salt

Born on October 18, 1914 in Chicago, IL
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The precociously brilliant Waldo Salt entered Stanford University at 14, finishing his graduate degree at 20. After teaching drama and music, Salt became a junior writer at MGM; his first screen credit was for 1938's Shopworn Angel. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1978 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Screenplay Coming Home Won
1978 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay Coming Home Nominated
1973 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Serpico Nominated
1969 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Adapted Screenplay Midnight Cowboy Won
1969 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Screenplay Midnight Cowboy Won


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