Screenwriter, playwright. Honored Artist of the RSFSR (12/31/1976). After graduating from the theoretical course of VGIK, he was repressed (accused of assassinating Stalin) and defended his thesis only in 1957. For many years he worked in the creative collaboration with V.S. Freedom. Dunsky and Fried are some of the best Russian writers. Many films based on their scenarios were included in the golden fund of Soviet cinema. Among the best scenarios: “Two Comrades Served”, “Old, Old, Old Tale”, “Burn, Burn, My Star”, “Red Square”, “Tale about how Tsar Peter arap married”, “Crew”, “ Tale of wandering. Since 1998, for the most talented students of the scenario department of VGIK, Slovo and Frid scholarship has been established by the Slovo studio. He was buried in Moscow at Donskoy Cemetery (columbarium 22, section 6).