SHERWOOD, Robert Emmet [1896-1955] -- American dramatist and film critic, Pulitzer
Pulitzer (Abe Lincoln in Illinois: 1939 play)
Pulitzer (There Shall Be No Night: 1941 play)
Pulitzer (Roosevelt and Hopkins: 1948 biography)
Bancroft Prize (Roosevelt and Hopkins)
Academy Award (The Best Years of Our Lives: 1946 Screenplay)
He worked as a speechwriter for President F. D. Roosevelt,
which he recounted in the book Roosevelt and Hopkins
which won a Pulitzer and a Bancroft Prize in 1949.
Many of his plays were adapted into films.
- Mother: ¤SHERWOOD, Rosina Emmet [1854-1948] American artist and illustrator