November 18, 1900
New York City, New York, United States
March 23, 1958
Palm Springs, California, United States
Screenwriter, Composer, Director, Producer, Actor, Songwriter
Former lyricist turned screenwriter of breezy comedies, often starring Bob Hope and Bing Crosby or Danny Kaye. Hartman was appointed head of production at Paramount in 1951 and formed his own company five years later.