Mankiewicz who died in 1993 six days before his 84th birthday was interred in Saint Matthew's Episcopal Churchyard cemetery Bedford New York. In 1951 Mankiewicz left Fox and moved to New York intending to write for the Broadway stage. In 1944 he produced The Keys of the Kingdom which starred Gregory Peck and featured Mankiewicz's then-wife Rose Stradner in a supporting role as a nun.
Mankiewicz who also won an Oscar for co-writing Citizen Kane (1941). Mankiewicz had a long Hollywood career and is best known as the writer-director of All About Eve (1950) which was nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won six.