Sherwood, Robert

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Sherwood, Robert Gender: M
Robert Emmet Sherwood
born on 4 April 1896 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place New Rochelle, New York, 40n55, 73w47
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 15°15' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 09°37 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 06°15'

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Robert Sherwood
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American playwright and winner of four Pulitzer prizes; for "Idiot's Delight," 1936, "Abe Lincoln In Illinois," 1939, "There Shall Be No Night," 1941 and the biography "Roosevelt And Hopkins: An Intimate History," 1949. Educated at Harvard, Sherwood won an Academy Award for his screenplay of "The Best Years of Our Lives." His plays set forth his political beliefs without preaching.

During WW II, Sherwood served as an adviser to F.D. Roosevelt. He was a speechwriter and advisor, and Overseas Director of OWI.

Died on 11/14/1955, New York.

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Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes John Mason Brown "The Worlds of Robert Emmet Sherwood; Mirror To His Times," 1962, p.15.


  • Vocation : Business : Consultant (Adviser to FDR)
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Restaurateur (Restaurant chain)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar
  • Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (Four)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection