Awards & Winners

Arch Oboler

Date of Birth 07-December-1909
Place of Birth Chicago
(Illinois, United States of America, Chicago metropolitan area, Area code 872)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Screenwriter, Playwright, Television Producer, Novelist, Film Director, Film Producer, Television Director
Arch Oboler was an American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, producer, and director who was active in radio, films, theater, and television. He generated much attention with his radio scripts, particularly the horror series Lights Out, and his work in radio remains the outstanding period of his career. Praised as one of broadcasting's top talents, he is regarded today as a key innovator of radio drama. Oboler's personality and ego were larger than life. Radio historian John Dunning wrote, "Few people were ambivalent when it came to Arch Oboler. He was one of those intense personalities who are liked and disliked with equal fire."

Awards by Arch Oboler

Check all the awards nominated and won by Arch Oboler.


Peabody Award
(for Outstanding Entertainment in Drama.)