Waldemar Young

Waldemar Young

writer, script and continuity department

Waldemar Young was born on Jul 01, 1878 in USA. Waldemar Young's big-screen debut came with The Car of Chance directed by William Worthington in 1917. Waldemar Young is known for Desire directed by Frank Borzage, Marlene Dietrich stars as Madeleine de Beaupre and Gary Cooper as Tom Bradley. The upcoming new movie Waldemar Young plays is London After Midnight which will be released on Nov 01, 2002.

American screenwriter, of Mormon parentage. Young's first job was on the editorial staff of the Salt Lake Herald. He subsequently studied at Stanford University, but did not manage to attain a degree. Before entering the motion picture industry, he was engaged as a story writer and drama editor, respectively by the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Francisco Examiner. After a stint as a publicist for various theatrical personalities, he began his film career under contract to Universal, from 1917 to 1919. He subsequently moved on to Famous Players/Lasky, commuting between Hollywood and Paramount's Astoria studios in Long Island. Young wrote some of his most highly regarded screenplays for MGM (1924-29) and Paramount (1930 and 1932-36). The latter included notable collaborations on Cecil B. DeMille epics (Le signe de la croix (1932), Cléopâtre (1934)), as well as several of Gary Cooper's biggest box-office hits of the period (Les trois lanciers du Bengale (1935), Une aventure de Buffalo Bill (1936)).

  • Birthday

    Jul 01, 1878
  • Place of Birth

    Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Known For

Movies & TV Shows