Awards & Winners

Jerome Cady

Date of Birth 15-August-1903
Place of Birth Cabell County
(West Virginia, Huntington-Ashland-Ironton metropolitan area, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Jerome John Cady, Jerry Cady, Jerome John Cady, Jerry Cady, Jerry Cady
Profession Screenwriter
Jerome Cady was a Hollywood screenwriter. What promised to be a lucrative and successful career as a film writer - graduating up from Charlie Chan movies in the late 30s to such well respected war films as Guadalcanal Diary, a successful adaptation of Forever Amber and the police procedural Call Northside 777 - came to an abrupt end when he died of a sleeping pill overdose onboard his yacht off Catalina Island in 1948. Cady received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Wing and a Prayer in 1944.

Awards by Jerome Cady

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jerome Cady.


Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay
Honored for : Call Northside 777

Nominations 1949 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Drama Call Northside 777
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay Call Northside 777


Nominations 1944 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Wing and a Prayer