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Producer, Norman Krasna, was born on Nov 7, 1909 in Queens, New York City. Krasna died at the age of 75 on Nov 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn (Hollywood Hills) Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.



Norman Krasna was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Writing for Princess O'Rourke in 1943.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1934Best WritingThe Richest Girl in the World (1934)N/ANominated
1936Best WritingFury (1936)N/ANominated
1941Best WritingThe Devil and Miss Jones (1941)N/ANominated
1943Best WritingPrincess O'Rourke (1943)N/AWon

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According to a biographer, he became an expert at writing the "wisecrack" movie. His scripts were full of cute, funny one-liners that summed up humorous situations.

Ex-brother-in-law of Jane Frazee.

Krasna had lost his hair at an early age, and was somewhat touchy about his baldness. When he met someone with a full head of hair, he often contemptuously referred to "that unsightly growth on your head".

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