Ivan Goff was an Australian screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with Ben Roberts including White Heat, Man of a Thousand Faces, Legend of the Lone Ranger, and the pilot for Charlie's Angels.
17 Facts About Ivan Goff
Ivan Goff attended Perth Boys Central School and grew up in Claremont.
Ivan Goff was working for The West Australian as a journalist but resigned from his job in April 1930 to travel to the US.
Ivan Goff worked in several jobs, including as a bookie, while trying to break into journalism.
Ivan Goff eventually found work with the Daily Mirror, which in the mid-1930s sent Goff to Los Angeles as the paper's Hollywood correspondent.
Ivan Goff was linked romantically with fellow Australian expatriate, actor Constance Worth.
Ivan Goff adapted the book The Story of San Michele although it was not made.
Ivan Goff eventually became a staff writer at Republic Studios.
Ivan Goff's work included uncredited contributions to several of the westerns in The Three Mesquiteers series, and a Gene Autry vehicle, Sunset in Wyoming.
Ivan Goff was working on a picture called Stuff of Heroes for Jane Bryan.
Ivan Goff wrote a film for Columbia, The Out for Movies.
Ivan Goff was one of several writers on an A-picture, My Love Came Back and did some uncredited work on The Great Mr Nobody.
Ivan Goff was an early writer on The Horn Blows at Midnight.
Ivan Goff wrote a never-filmed script about an American soldier in Australia, Private Eddie Lawson.
At the Astoria Studios, Ivan Goff met Ben Roberts, a fellow writer who had worked at Republic.
Ivan Goff came up with an ending and suggested that they turn it into a play instead of a short story.
Ivan Goff was credited on a comedy for PRC, The Captain from Kopenick.