Bronte Woodard

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Bronte Woodard
Born (1940-10-08)October 8, 1940
Alabama, US
Died August 6, 1980(1980-08-06) (aged 39)
Los Angeles
Occupation Writer

Bronte Woodard (October 8, 1940 – August 6, 1980) was an American writer best known for penning the adapted screenplay for the hit film Grease. He was born October 8, 1940 in Alabama. While he is most well known for his work on Grease, he also co-wrote the screenplay for the 1980 Village People film Can't Stop the Music with Grease producer Allan Carr. He also wrote a novel, Meet Me at the Melba.[1] Raised in Atlanta, he died of hepatitis-related liver failure at the age of 39 on August 6, 1980 in Los Angeles, California.[2][3]


  1. ^ Review of Meet Me at the Melba, Kirkus Reviews, April 4, 1977.
  2. ^ "Bronte Woodard, Screenwriter", UPI in The Hour, August 7, 1980.
  3. ^ Diane Hopper Schmidt, "One hundred years of caring", The Cedartown Standard, August 2, 2005.

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