Alvah Bessie

Writer, Actor

Writer, Actor


Alvah Bessie was born on June 4, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA as Alvah Cecil Bessie. He was a writer and actor, known for Objective, Burma! (1945), Northern Pursuit (1943) and The Very Thought of You (1944). He was married to Sylviane L. Martin. He died on July 21, 1985 in Terra Linda, California, USA.
Birth date
1904-06-04
Death date
1985-07-21
Awards
Nominated for 1 Oscar.

Known For


Objective, Burma!
Objective, Burma!
Writer (1945)
Northern Pursuit
Northern Pursuit
Writer (1943)
Ruthless
Ruthless
Writer (1948)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterHard Traveling
(novel "Bread and a Stone")
1986
WriterThe Sex Symbol
(TV Movie) (novel "The Symbol")
1974
WriterSpain Again1968
WriterPassage West
(story - front Nedrick Young)
1951
WriterSmart Woman
(screenplay)
1948
WriterRuthless
(screenplay - originally uncredited)
1948
WriterHotel Berlin
(screenplay)
1945
WriterObjective, Burma!
(original story)
1945
WriterThe Very Thought of You
(screenplay)
1944
WriterNorthern Pursuit
(screenplay)
1943
RoleTitleYear
ActorSpain Again1968
RoleTitleYear
SelfHollywood on Trial
(Documentary) Self - Interviewee
1976
SelfThe Hollywood Ten
(Documentary short) Self
1950
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageReagan
(Documentary) Self
2011
Archive footageHugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel
(Documentary) Self (Testifying Before House Un-American Activities Committee) (uncredited)
2009
Archive footageHollywood contra Franco
(Documentary) Self
2008
Archive footageTrumbo
(Documentary) Self
2007
Archive footageThe Majestic
Self (Hollywood Ten, arrives, behind Cole) (uncredited)
2001
Archive footageHollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - Dark Victory (1987) ... Self (uncredited)
1987