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Arthur A. Ross
Born(1920-02-04)February 4, 1920
DiedNovember 11, 2008(2008-11-11) (aged 88)
SpouseGail Ross
Children2, Including Gary Ross

Arthur A. Ross (February 4, 1920 – November 11, 2008) was an American film and television screenwriter, best known for writing the Oscar-nominated script for Brubaker, The Great Race, and for co-writing Creature from the Black Lagoon with Harry Essex. He wrote numerous episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and won the Edgar Allen Poe award for Thanatos Palace Hotel episode. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was blacklisted in Hollywood during the Red Scare.[1] His son is writer, producer, and director Gary Ross.[1] His daughter is constitutional and Indigenous rights lawyer, Stephanie Ross.

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  1. ^ a b "Interview: Gary Ross breathes his life into 'Pleasantville'". CNN. October 12, 1998.