Douglas Morrow: Hollywood screenwriter and film producer (1913 - 1994) | Biography
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Douglas Morrow
Hollywood screenwriter and film producer

Douglas Morrow

Douglas Morrow
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Intro Hollywood screenwriter and film producer
Was Screenwriter Actor Film producer
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 13 September 1913, Oswego
Death 9 September 1994, Kingston (aged 81 years)
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Douglas Morrow (September 13, 1913 – September 9, 1994) was a Hollywood screenwriter and film producer. He earned an Academy Award for his script for 1949's The Stratton Story, a biography of baseball player Monty Stratton, who was disabled in a hunting accident. Morrow died of an aneurysm in 1994.


The Space Foundation annually presents the Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award to an individual or organization who has made significant contributions to public awareness of space programs. Recipients include:

  • 1995 Discovery Communications, Inc.
  • 1996 The Apollo 13 Movie Team
  • 1997 The Cable News Network (CNN)
  • 1998 NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • 1999 The Crew of the Space Shuttle Mission STS-95
  • 2000 Space Awareness Alliance
  • 2001 Popular Science Magazine
  • 2002 The late Gene Roddenberry and Majel Barrett Roddenberry
  • 2003 Robert T. McCall
  • 2004 Life magazine
  • 2005 The Ansari X-Prize Foundation
  • 2006 Tom Hanks
  • 2007 Col. Eileen M. Collins, USAF (Ret.)
  • 2008 Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts
  • 2009 Neil deGrasse Tyson, PhD
  • 2010 Leonard Nimoy
  • 2011 Jay Barbree, NBC News; Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press; William Harwood, CBS News
  • 2012 NASA Social Media Team
  • 2013 Bill Nye

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