William Drake Biography

William A. Drake (December 9, 1899 – October 28, 1965), was an American screenwriter. He wrote 7 films between 1932 and 1939. His best-known work is the 1932 film Grand Hotel, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

He was born William Absalom Drake in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA and died in Los Angeles, California.