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Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Dies At 95

Albert Hackett, who won a Pulitzer Prize with his wife and collaborator, Frances Goodrich, for their play “The Diary of Anne Frank,” died Thursday. He was 95.

During their long, distinguished career, the Hacketts were known as consummate craftsmen. They were the authors of more than 30 screenplays. Principally they wrote comedies and musicals, including “The Thin Man,” “Easter Parade,” “Father of the Bride” and “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.”

Goodrich died in 1984.



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