• Born date: 1905-12-09
  • Born in: Colorado
  • Death date: 1976-09-10
  • Death in: Los Angeles
Dalton Trumbo

James Dalton Trumbo (December 9, 1905 – September 10, 1976) was an American screenwriter and novelist. As one of the Hollywood Ten, he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in 1947 during the committee's investigation of Communist influences in the motion picture industry.