b. 26 July 1897, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 24 March 1958, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Fields was created into a family members environment that was completely immersed in showbusiness. His dad was Lew Areas, his older sibling was Joseph Areas, and his more youthful sister was Dorothy Areas. After graduation from Columbia University or college, he worked well as an acting professional on stage and in the silent film, The Porcelain Light (1921). While in his twenties, he worked well like a choreographer and movie director but especially as librettist on musical displays for some which the music was compiled by markedly exceptional composers and lyricists such as for example Cole Porter and Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. He also collaborated as librettist along with his sister Dorothy through in to the 50s. Among these displays were Dearest Foe as well as the Garrick Gaities (both 1925), Strike The Deck! and A Connecticut Yankee (1927), Present Hands (1928), Fifty Mil Frenchmen (1929), THE BRAND NEW Yorkers (1930), Pardon My British (1932), Du Barry Was A FEMALE (1939), Panama Hattie (1940), Allow’s Encounter It! (1941), Something For The Males (1943), Mexican Hayride (1944), Annie GET THE Weapon (1946), Up In Central Recreation area (1947), Hands And THE LADY (1950), and By THE STUNNING Ocean (1954). Concurrent along with his stage function, Fields also published many Hollywood screenplays, including Hands OVER THE Desk (1935), Fools For Scandal (1938) and Dad REQUIRES A Wife (1941). Towards the finish from the 50s, he and his sister had been working jointly on another Broadway creation, the Tony Award -earning Redhead (1959), which starred Gwen Verdon, when he passed away.