Knowledge Identifier: +Frederick_Knott
Born in 1916.
Countries: United States (47%), United Kingdom (27%), Seychelles (20%)
Linked to: Oundle School, BBC, Category:Alumni of the University of Cambridge, Category:People educated at Oundle School
He served in the British Army from 1939 to 1946, rising to the rank of Major, and eventually moved to the United States
Knott wrote the screenplay for the 1954 Hollywood movie which Hitchcock filmed for Warner Brothers in 3D, starring Ray Milland and Grace Kelly, with Anthony Dawson and John Williams reprising their characters from the New York stage production, which had brought Williams a Tony Award for his role as Inspector Hubbard
In 1960, Knott wrote the stage thriller "Write Me a Murder", which was produced at the Belasco Theatre in New York in October 1961
However, the movie version released in 1967 had Audrey Hepburn in the lead role