Boland, Bridget (1904–1988)

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Boland, Bridget (1904–1988)

British playwright and screenwriter. Born Mar 13, 1913, in London, England; died Jan 19, 1988.

Wrote the screenplay for Gaslight (1940) and screen adaptations for The Prisoner (1955), War and Peace (1956) and Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), for which she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Academy Award; wrote the play Cockpit, which was filmed as The Lost People (1949).