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Academy Award-winning screenwriter Howard Estabrook led an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Estabrook started his entertainment career writing for films, including "Dressed to Kill" (1928), the drama "The Shopworn Angel" (1929) with Nancy Carroll and the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in "The Four Feathers" (1929), "Behind the Make-Up" (1930) and the Evelyn Brent drama "Slightly Scarlet" (1930). Estabrook won a Writing (Adaptation) Academy Award for "Cimarron" in 1931. In the latter part of his career, Estabrook wrote the dramatic musical "New Wine" (1941) with Ilona Massey, "International Lady" (1941) with George Brent and the Mickey Rooney comedic drama "The Human Comedy" (1943). He also appeared in the drama "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (1944) with Lynn Bari. Estabrook more recently wrote "The Big Fisherman" (1959) with Howard Keel. Estabrook passed away in July 1978 at the age of 94.

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Howard Estabrook led an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Estabrook started his entertainment career writing for films, including "Dressed to Kill" (1928), the drama "The Shopworn Angel" (1929) with Nancy Carroll and the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in "The Four Feathers" (1929), "Behind the Make-Up" (1930) and the Evelyn Brent drama "Slightly Scarlet" (1930). Estabrook won a Writing (Adaptation) Academy Award for "Cimarron" in 1931. In the latter part of his career, Estabrook wrote the dramatic musical "New Wine" (1941) with Ilona Massey, "International Lady" (1941) with George Brent and the Mickey Rooney comedic drama "The Human Comedy" (1943). He also appeared in the drama "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (1944) with Lynn Bari. Estabrook more recently wrote "The Big Fisherman" (1959) with Howard Keel. Estabrook passed away in July 1978 at the age of 94.

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1.
 Santa Claus: The Movie (1985) Groot
2.
 Private Function, A (1984) Barraclough
3.
 Not Now, Comrade (1977)
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