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William Anthony McGuire
Born July 9, 1881
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died September 16, 1940
Beverly Hills, California

William Anthony McGuire (July 9, 1881 - September 16, 1940) was a playwright, theatre director, and producer and an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter. He won an Oscar for the 1936 film The Great Ziegfeld.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, McGuire made his Broadway debut in 1910 as author of the play The Heights. He went on to write, direct, and produce Twelve Miles Out (1925) and If I Was Rich (1926) and write and direct Rosalie (1928), Whoopee! (1928), The Three Musketeers (1928), and Show Girl (1929).

McGuire died of uremia in Beverly Hills, California.

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