Edward Anhalt


28 Mar 1914


New York City, New York, USA


A graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism, Edward Anhalt started his career in early television before turning to writing and producing films, often in collaboration with his wife Edna Anhalt. A prolific screenwriter, Anhalt and his wife won an Academy Award for Panic in the Streets (1950). He got his second Oscar for Becket (1964).

Actor ( 4 credits )

Two Idiots in Hollywood (1988) Jury Foreman
The Right Stuff (1983) Grand Designer
Falcon Crest (1981)  Bald Man (4 episodes, 1988)
Hour of the Gun (1967) Denver Doctor (uncredited)

Producer ( 4 credits )

The Member of the Wedding (1952) associate producer
The Sniper (1952) associate producer
My Six Convicts (1952) associate producer
Eight Iron Men (1952) associate producer

Writer ( 32 credits )

The Holcroft Covenant (1985) (screenplay) and
Green Ice (1981) (screenplay) and
Escape to Athena (1979) (screenplay) and
The Man in the Glass Booth (1975) (screenplay)
Luther (1974) (screenplay)
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)
The Salzburg Connection (1972) (novel)
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969) (writer)
The Boston Strangler (1968) (screenplay)
In Enemy Country (1968) (screenplay)
Hour of the Gun (1967) (written by)
Boeing, Boeing (1965) (screenplay)
The Satan Bug (1965) (screenplay) and
Becket (1964) (play "Becket" as translated by)
Wives and Lovers (1963) (writer)
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963) (1 episode, 1965)
Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
The Young Savages (1961) (screenplay) and
In Love and War (1958)
The Young Lions (1958) (screenplay)
The Restless Years (1958) (screenplay)
The Pride and the Passion (1957) (screen story and screenplay)
Not as a Stranger (1955) (written for the screen by)
Three Lives (1953) (writer)
The Member of the Wedding (1952) (screenplay)
The Sniper (1952) (story) and
Panic in the Streets (1950)
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949)
The Gentleman from Nowhere (1948) (writer)
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1947) (adaptation) (as Lawrence Edmund Taylor)
Strange Voyage (1946) (as Andrew Holt)
Avalanche (1946) (as Andrew Halt)

Director ( 1 credit )

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963) (1 episode, 1965)