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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 64 (1881-1945)
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 ...more

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Aleksander Ford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 72 (1908-1980)
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 ...more

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Aleksandr Ptushko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 73 (1900-1973)
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 ...more

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Alex Gottlieb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 82 (1906-1988)
Alex Gottlieb was a film producer, television producer, writer and screenwriter.

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Anatole Litvak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 72 (1902-1974)
Anatole Litvak was a Ukrainian-born filmmaker who wrote, directed, and produced films in various countries and languages. He was best known as the Academy Award nominated director of The Snake ...more

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Anatoli Granik is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
age 100
Anatoli Granik is a film director and screenwriter.

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Andrzej Żuławski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
age 78
Andrzej Żuławski is a Polish film director. He was born in Lwów, Poland. Żuławski has often gone against mainstream commercialism in his films, and has enjoyed success mostly with ...more

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Anita Doron is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
age 44
Anita Doron is a film director, screenwriter, film producer and cinematographer.

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Anna Abramova is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Anna Abramova
Anna Abramova is a film writer.

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Arthur Kober is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 75 (1900-1975)
Arthur Kober was a screenwriter.

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Boris Dolin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Boris Dolin Dec. at 73 (1903-1976)
Boris Dolin was a screenwriter and film director.

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Boris Undorf is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Boris Undorf age 40
Boris Undorf is a film director, writer, actor and producer.

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César Tiempo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
César Tiempo Dec. at 74 (1906-1980)
César Tiempo was a screenwriter.

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Fanya Foss is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 91 (1904-1995)
Fanya Foss was a novelist and a screenwriter.

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Grigori Kozintsev is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Died at 68 (1905-1973)
Grigori Mikhaylovich Kozintsev was a Soviet theatre and film director. He was named People's Artist of the USSR in 1964. In 1965 he was a member of the jury at the 4th Moscow International Film ...more

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Grigoriy Oster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Grigoriy Oster age 71
Grigoriy Oster is a Russian author and scriptwriter. He has written scripts for over 70 animated films, and "is considered one of the most important living Russian authors of children’s

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Igor Kovalyov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
age 56
Igor Kovalyov is a film and television director, an animator and a screenwriter.

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Igor Voloshin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Igor Voloshin age 44
Igor Voloshin is a film director, screenwriter and film producer.

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Ihor Podolchak is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
age 56
Ihor Podolchak is a Ukrainian filmmaker and visual artist. He is a co-founder of the creative association Masoch Fund. Ihor Podolchak was voted as one of the 10 most prominent Ukrainian ...more

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Ilya Trauberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Ilya Trauberg Dec. at 43 (1905-1948)
Ilya Trauberg was a Russian director born in Odessa on December 13, 1905 who died in Berlin on December 18, 1948.

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Ivan Drach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
age 82
Ivan Drach is a Ukrainian poet, screenwriter, literary critic, politician, and political activist. Drach played an important role in the founding of Rukh – the People's Movement of Ukraine – and ...more

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Ivan Mykolaychuk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 46 (1941-1987)
Ivan Vasylyovych Mykolaychuk was a Soviet actor, producer, and screen writer from Ukraine. He is best known for playing the Hutsul Ivan in Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, based on Mykhailo ...more

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Jan Łomnicki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 73 (1929-2002)
Jan Lomnicki was a film director and screenwriter.

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Jed Harris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 79 (1900-1979)
Jed Harris was a Austrian-American theater producer and director, and writer of film. Jed Harris was born in Lviv.

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Jenő Janovics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ukraine
Dec. at 73 (1872-1945)
Jenő Janovics was a Hungarian film director, screenwriter and actor of the silent era. He directed 33 films between 1913 and 1920. He also wrote for 30 films between 1913 and 1918. He was the ...more