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who wrote the wizard of oz

  • The authors of The Wizard of Oz include L. Frank Baum, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Ogden Nash and George Cukor.
  • L. Frank Baum
    L. Frank Baum

    Lyman Frank Baum (May 15 1856 - May 6 1919), the American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W. W. Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children's literature

  • Jack Haley
    Jack Haley

    Jack Haley (August 10, 1898 – June 6, 1979) - born John Joseph Haley, Jr. -, the American film actor best known for his portrayal of the Tin Man and farmworker Hickory in The Wizard of Oz

  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden Nash

    Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 - May 19, 1971), the American poet best known for writing pithy and funny light verse

  • George Cukor
    George Cukor

    George Dewey Cukor (July 7, 1899 - January 24, 1983), the American film director

  • Herman J. Mankiewicz
    Herman J. Mankiewicz

    Herman Jacob Mankiewicz (November 7, 1897 in New York City—March 5, 1953 in Hollywood, California), the legendary Hollywood screenwriter and noted raconteur

  • Richard Thorpe
    Richard Thorpe

    Richard Thorpe (February 24, 1896 - May 1, 1991), the American film director

  • Irving Brecher
    Irving Brecher

    Irving Brecher (b. January 17 1914, in New York City, New York) enjoyed early success as a screenwriter for the Marx Brothers; he helped write "At the Circus" in 1939 and "Go West" in 1940

  • Florence Ryerson
    Florence Ryerson
    Florence Ryerson

    Florence Ryerson, the screenwriter, someone who wrote the screenplay for The Wizard of Oz

  • Bert Lahr, born Irving Lahrheim, (August 13, 1895 – December 4, 1967), the Tony Award-winning American comic actor

  • Victor Fleming (February 23, 1889 – January 6, 1949) (sometimes "Vic Fleming"), the Academy Award-winning American film director

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