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Older brother of actor Raymond Hackett.

Son of actress Florence Hackett and Maurice Hackett

In 1956, won the Best Play Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama with wife-collaborator Frances Goodrich for "The Diary of Anne Frank".

Both he and his wife/frequent collaborator, Frances Goodrich, lived well into their nineties.

Stepson of actor Arthur V. Johnson for a few years around 1910.

Brother-in-law of Blanche Sweet.

Ex-brother-in-law of Myra Hampton.

Was persuaded by his friend, the playwright Owen Davis Jr, to make his curtain call as an actor in Davis's Broadway play "Mr.and Mrs. North" in 1940.

He attended the New York Professional Children's School.

Albert acted on stage from the age of six, making his debut as a girl in "Lottie, the Poor Saleslady". He later toured in vaudeville and appeared on screen in silent comedies.

The Hacketts were one of the most successful screenwriting partnerships in Hollywood history. From the time they got married in 1931, until their retirement in 1962, they turned out in excess of 30 scripts, mostly comedies and musicals.

Frances Goodrich and his stage adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank" at the Writers Theatre in Chicago, Illinois was nominated for a 2015 Joseph Jefferson Equity Award for Large Play Production.