Richard Schayer
Born(1880-12-13)December 13, 1880
DiedMarch 13, 1956(1956-03-13) (aged 75)
Years active1916–1956

Richard Schayer (December 13, 1880 – March 13, 1956)[1] was an American screenwriter. He wrote for more than 100 films between 1916 and 1956. He was born in Washington, D.C., son of Col. George Frederick Schayer and writer Julia Schayer, and died in Hollywood, California. He was one of seven studio executives who worked at Universal Pictures during the golden age of Laemmle management.

Selected filmography


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