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List of notable or famous screenwriters from Ukraine, with bios and photos, including the top screenwriters born in Ukraine and even some popular screenwriters who immigrated to Ukraine. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Ukrainian screenwriters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These screenwriters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known screenwriter from Ukraine is included when available.

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Achmed Abdullah was an American writer. He is most noted for his pulp stories of crime, mystery and adventure. He wrote screenplays for some successful films. He was the author of the progressive Siamese drama Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness, an Academy Award nominated film made in 1927. He earned ...more

Age: Died at 64 (1881-1945)

Birthplace: Autonomous Republic of Crimea

Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

Credits: The Thief of Bagdad, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, Su Ășltima noche, Chang

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Aleksander Ford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
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Aleksander Ford was a Polish film director; and head of the Polish People's Army Film Crew in the Soviet Union during World War II. Ford became director of the nationalized Film Polski company following the Red Army liberation of Poland. In 1948 the new communist authorities appointed him professor ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1908-1980)

Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine

Profession: Screenwriter, Film Director

Credits: Five Boys from Barska Street, The First Day of Freedom, Knights of the Teutonic Order, Youth of Chopin, Milosc maturzystki, + more

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Aleksandr Lukich Ptushko is a Soviet animation and fantasy film director, and Meritorious Artist of the RSFSR. Ptushko is frequently referred to as "the Soviet Walt Disney," due to his prominent early role in animation in the Soviet Union, though a more accurate comparison would be to Willis O'Brien ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1900-1973)

Birthplace: Luhansk, Ukraine

Profession: Production Designer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Animator, Film Director

Credits: Viy, The Day the Earth Froze, The Sword and the Dragon, Scarlet Sails, The Stone Flower, + more

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Alex Gottlieb was a film producer, television producer, writer and screenwriter. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1906-1988)

Birthplace: Zhytomyr, Ukraine

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Writer

Credits: Buck Privates, The Abbott and Costello Show, Macao, The Blue Gardenia, Susan Slept Here, + more

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