Jay Dratler
Date of Birth
Sep 14, 1911
Birth Place:
New York, NY


Jay Dratler was one of the key screenwriters in the field of film noir -- a successful novelist from New York with an international education, he had a special touch when it came to devising and telling crime-related stories. Jay J. Dratler was born in New York City in 1911 and attended the University of North Carolina during the late '20s and early '30s. His mother was from Austria, and Dratler...