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George Seaton Net Worth

George Seaton Net Worth is
$10 Million

George Seaton Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Working his way up from general factotum and gag writer to becoming a highly versatile writer/director, George Seaton was involved in many aspects of the entertainment industry along the way. He was born George Stenius of Swedish parentage (his family hailed from Stockholm) in South Bend, Indiana, and grew up in Detroit. Determined to become an ...
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Date Of BirthApril 17, 1911
Died1979-07-28
Place Of BirthSouth Bend, Indiana, USA
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionWriter, Director, Producer
SpousePhyllis Loughton
Star SignAries
#Fact
1It was announced in June 1965 that George Seaton was to direct MGM's Merrilly We Roll Along based on the Broadway hit with George Peppard starring.
2His wife, Phyllis Loughton Seaton, was the first female mayor of Beverly Hills.
3President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from 1955 to 1958.
4Directed 6 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Edmund Gwenn, Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby, Gig Young, Helen Hayes, and Maureen Stapleton. Gwenn, Kelly, and Hayes won Oscars for their performances in one of Seaton's movies.
5(1948-1949) President of the Screen Writers Guild.
6In 1933, he was the original radio Lone Ranger (using the name George Stenius) and then left the role after two-and-a-half months to pursue a career as a writer in New York.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Miracle on 34th Street19941947 screenplay / screenplay
Miracle on 34th Street1973TV Movie based on the screenplay by
Airport1970written for the screen by
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968writer
36 Hours1964screenplay
The Counterfeit Traitor1962written for the screen by
Miracle on 34th Street1959TV Movie screenplay
The 20th Century-Fox HourTV Series original screenplay - 1 episode, 1956 based on a screenplay by - 1 episode, 1955
The Proud and Profane1956written for the screen by
Lux Video Theatre1956TV Series original screenplay - 1 episode
TV de Vanguarda1954TV Series screenplay - 1 episode
The Country Girl1954written for the screen by
Little Boy Lost1953writer
Anything Can Happen1952written for the screen by
For Heaven's Sake1950
The Big Lift1950written by
Chicken Every Sunday1949written for the screen by
Apartment for Peggy1948written for the screen by
Miracle on 34th Street1947written for the screen by
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim1947written for the screen by
The Cockeyed Miracle1946play "But Not Goodbye"
Junior Miss1945
Diamond Horseshoe1945written for the screen by
The Eve of St. Mark1944screenplay
The Song of Bernadette1943screenplay
Coney Island1943original screen play by
The Meanest Man in the World1943screenplay
The Magnificent Dope1942screen play
Ten Gentlemen from West Point1942additional dialogue
Bedtime Story1941contributor to treatment - uncredited
Charley's Aunt1941
Moon Over Miami1941adaptation
That Night in Rio1941screen play
This Thing Called Love1940screenplay
The Doctor Takes a Wife1940screen play
The Wizard of Oz1939contributing writer - uncredited
Stage Door1937contributing writer - uncredited
A Day at the Races1937original story / screen play
A Night at the Opera1935draft - uncredited
The Winning Ticket1935story
Student Tour1934from the original story by

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Showdown1973
Airport1970
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968
36 Hours1964
The Hook1963
The Counterfeit Traitor1962
The Pleasure of His Company1961
Teacher's Pet1958
Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot1957Short
The Proud and Profane1956
The 28th Annual Academy Awards1956TV Special
The Country Girl1954
Little Boy Lost1953
Anything Can Happen1952
For Heaven's Sake1950
The Big Lift1950
Chicken Every Sunday1949
Apartment for Peggy1948
Miracle on 34th Street1947
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim1947
Junior Miss1945
Where Do We Go from Here?1945uncredited
Diamond Horseshoe1945

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Showdown1973producer
What's So Bad About Feeling Good?1968producer
Twilight of Honor1963producer - uncredited
The Counterfeit Traitor1962producer
The Rat Race1960producer
But Not for Me1959producer
Teacher's Pet1958producer - uncredited
The Tin Star1957producer
The Country Girl1954producer - uncredited
The Bridges at Toko-Ri1954producer
Somebody Loves Me1952producer
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick1952producer
Rhubarb1951producer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
McMillan & Wife1972TV SeriesMovie Director
The Jack Benny Program1958TV SeriesPresident Motion Picture Academy
Lux Video Theatre1956TV SeriesIntermission Guest

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
That's Entertainment, Part II1976Documentary acknowledgment: the non-musical sequences represent outstanding contributions by

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 29th Annual Academy Awards1957TV Special documentaryHimself - Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film, Honorary Award, Irving G. Thalberg Award & Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
The 28th Annual Academy Awards1956TV SpecialHimself - Academy President
The Ed Sullivan Show1955TV SeriesHimself
The Dinah Shore Show1952TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Without Make-Up1963DocumentaryHimself
Grace Kelly: The American Princess1987Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1979Morgan Cox AwardWriters Guild of America, USA
1968Valentine Davies AwardWriters Guild of America, USA
1962Jean Hersholt Humanitarian AwardAcademy Awards, USA
1961Laurel Award for Screen Writing AchievementWriters Guild of America, USA
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 1752 Vine Street.
1955OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, ScreenplayThe Country Girl (1954)
1948OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, ScreenplayMiracle on 34th Street (1947)
1948Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest ScreenplayMiracle on 34th Street (1947)
1948PrizeLocarno International Film FestivalBest Screenplay, AdaptedMiracle on 34th Street (1947)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1971OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another MediumAirport (1970)
1971WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Drama Adapted from Another MediumAirport (1970)
1963Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Director5th place.
1962Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Producer9th place.
1961Golden Berlin BearBerlin International Film FestivalThe Pleasure of His Company (1961)
1960Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Producer10th place.
1959DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion PicturesTeacher's Pet (1958)
1955OscarAcademy Awards, USABest DirectorThe Country Girl (1954)
1955Palme d'OrCannes Film FestivalThe Country Girl (1954)
1955DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion PicturesThe Country Girl (1954)
1955WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Written American DramaThe Country Girl (1954)
1954Grand Prize of the FestivalCannes Film FestivalLittle Boy Lost (1953)
1949WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Written American ComedyApartment for Peggy (1948)
1949WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USAThe Robert Meltzer Award (Screenplay Dealing Most Ably with Problems of the American Scene)Apartment for Peggy (1948)
1944OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, ScreenplayThe Song of Bernadette (1943)

2nd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1962Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsTop Director
1954NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest DirectorThe Country Girl (1954)

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