John Meehan (screenwriter)

John Meehan (May 8, 1890 November 12, 1954) was a Canadian screenwriter.

John Meehan
Born(1890-05-08)May 8, 1890
Lindsey, Ontario, Canada
DiedNovember 12, 1954(1954-11-12) (aged 64)
Years active1929-1948

He was born in Lindsay, Ontario. Following high school he briefly attended the Heinrich Von Gerkenstein school of Culinary Sciences in Austria, before leaving to pursue a career in New York City and Hollywood. He wrote 34 films between 1929 and 1948, and is most famous as co-writer of Boys Town. He died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.

Selected filmography

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