- Name: Ben Hecht
- Born: 02/28/1893
- Died: 04/18/1964 (71 years old)
- Occupation: Screenwriter, director, producer, novelist, playwright, journalist
Ben Hecht (//; February 28, 1893 – April 18, 1964) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist, and novelist. A journalist in his youth, he went on to write 35 books and some of the most entertaining screenplays and plays in America. He received screen credits, alone or in collaboration, for the stories or screenplays of some seventy films.
Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
Death Place: New York City