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Alan LeMay

June 3 1899 - April 27 1964

Alan Brown Le May (June 3, 1899 — April 27, 1964) was an American novelist and screenplay writer.

He is most remembered for two classic Western novels, The Searchers (1954) and The Unforgiven (1957).[1] They were adapted into the motion pictures The Searchers (1956; with John Wayne and directed by John Ford) and The Unforgiven (1960; with Burt Lancaster and Audrey Hepburn).

He also wrote or co-wrote the screenplays for Reap the Wild Wind (1942; with John Wayne and Paulette Goddard) and Blackbeard the Pirate (1952; with Robert Newton), North West Mounted Police (1940; for Cecil B. DeMille), and the novel for Along Came Jones (1945; with Gary Cooper), as well as a score of other screenplays and an assortment of novels and short stories. Le May also wrote and directed High Lonesome (1950).

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November 19, 2013 Edited by Sai Shankar Updated bio and removed space from name
June 6, 2012 Edited by VacuumBot Removed period from death date
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