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February 17, 2019

The Valentine Davies Award

The Valentine Davies Award is given to the Writers Guild of America West member whose contributions to the entertainment industry and the community-at-large have brought dignity and honor to writers everywhere.

VALENTINE DAVIES AWARD RECIPIENTS

2018

Dustin Lance Black
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2017

Richard Curtis
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2016

John August
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2015

Ben Affleck
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2013

Phil Rosenthal
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2011

Seth Freeman and Susannah Grant
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2009

Carl Reiner and Victoria Riskin
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2008

Tom Schulman
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2007

Larry Gelbart
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2005

Irma Kalish
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2004

Neal Baer
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2003

Aaron Ruben
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2002

David Angell (posthumously)
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2001

Paul Haggis

2000

Alan Alda

1999

Barry Kemp

1998

Gary David Goldberg

1997

Jonathan Estrin and Shelley List (posthumously)

1996

Mike Farrell

1995

Garry Marshall

1994

Phil Alden Robinson

1993

True Boardman

1992

Allan Burns

1991

Frank Pierson

1990

John Furia Jr.

1989

Michael Kanin & Garson Kanin

1988

Lois Peyser

1987

Willima Froug

1986

Ronald Austin

1985

Charles Champlin

1984

Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee

1983

Hal Kanter

1982

Mort R. Lewis

1981

Arthur Orloff

1980

David W. Rintels

1979

Melville Shavelson

1978

Norman Lear

1977

Carl Forman

1976

Winston Miller

1975

Fay Kanin

1974

Ray Bradbury & Philip Dunne

1973

William Ludwig

1972

Michael Blankfort & Norman Corwin

1971

Dan Taradash

1970

Richard Murphy

1969

Dore Schary

1968

George Seaton

1967

Edmund H. North

1966

Leonard Spigelgass

1965

James R. Webb

1964

Morgan Cox

1963

Allen Rivkin

1962

Mary McCall Jr.