Austro-Hungarian playwright whose stage works served as the basis for a number of Hollywood films, notably Billy Wilder's "Five Graves to Cairo" (1943). Biro began writing directly for the screen with "The Way of the Flesh" (1927) and relocated to England in 1932 to work for Alexander Korda, often in collaboration with Arthur Wimperis. Outstanding credits include "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1935) and "Knight Without Armour" (1937).
Writer (Feature Film)
Moved to USA
First film as screenwriter, "The Way of the Flesh"
Moved to England; joined London Film Productions Ltd. and appointed to board of directors