Rowland Brown1900 — 1963 Age: 62 years old
Rowland Brown (November 6, 1900 – May 6, 1963), born Chauncey Rowland Brown in Canton, Ohio, was an American screenwriter and film director, whose career as a director ended in the early 1930s after he started many more films than he finished. He walked out of State's Attorney (1932), starring John Barrymore. He was abruptly replaced as director of The Scarlet Pimpernel. As a writer, he was credited with twenty or so films including two Academy Award nominations, one in the 11th Academy Awards for Best Original Story Angels with Dirty Faces and another in the 4th Academy Awards for Doorway to Hell.
November 6, 1900, Canton, Ohio, U.S.
May 6, 1963
1930 The Doorway to HellStory 1931 Quick MillionsDirector and Screenplay 1932 State's AttorneyDialogue and Screenplay 1932 What Price Hollywood?Writer 1932 Hell's HighwayDirector and Writer 1933 Blood MoneyDirector and Writer 1936 The Devil Is a SissyStory 1937 Boy of the StreetsStory 1938 Angels with Dirty FacesStory 1940 Johnny ApolloScreenplay 1946 NocturneStory 1950 The NevadanAdditional Dialogue 1952 Kansas City ConfidentialStory