Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine

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
    Dec. at 64 (1881-1945)
    • Birthplace: Autonomous Republic of Crimea
    Achmed Abdullah (12 May 1881 – 12 May 1945) 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 ...more
  • Aleksander Ford
    Dec. at 71 (1908-1980)
    • Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
    Aleksander Ford (born Mosze Lifszyc; 24 November 1908 in Kiev, Russian Empire – 4 April 1980 in Naples, Florida, United States) was a Polish film director; and head of the Polish People's Army Film ...more
  • Aleksandr Ptushko
    Dec. at 72 (1900-1973)
    • Birthplace: Luhansk, Ukraine
    Aleksandr Lukich Ptushko (Russian: Алекса́ндр Луки́ч Птушко́, Ukrainian: Олександр Лукич Птушко; 19 April [O.S. 6 April] 1900 – 6 March 1973) was a Soviet animation and fantasy film director, and ...more
  • Alex Gottlieb
    Dec. at 81 (1906-1988)
    • Birthplace: Zhytomyr, Ukraine
    Alex Gottlieb was a film producer, television producer, writer and screenwriter.
  • Anatole Litvak
    Dec. at 72 (1902-1974)
    • Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic
    Anatole Litvak (Russian: Анато́ль Литва́к; May 21, 1902 – December 15, 1974) was a Ukrainian-born, Lithuanian-American filmmaker who wrote, directed, and produced films in various countries and ...more
    • Birthplace: Balta, Ukraine
    Anatoli Granik is a film director and screenwriter.