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Also Known As: Died: March 27, 2013
Born: May 9, 1917 Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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1942:
Contributed story for "Blondie for Victory"
1985:
Wrote book for short-lived Broadway musical "Grind," directed by Harold Prince
1947:
Acted in "A Double Life," written by brother-in-law Garson Kanin and his wife Ruth Gordon
1942:
Co-wrote "Sunday Punch" with husband Michael Kanin and Allen Rivkin
1979:
Served as President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
1979:
Wrote and co-produced "Friendly Fire"
1972:
Wrote first original TV movie "Heat of Anger" (CBS)
1958:
Co-wrote "Teacher's Pet" with husband
1980:
Formed partnership with Lillian Gallo; produced "Fun and Games"
1949:
Had play "Goodbye My Fancy" produced on Broadway
1974:
Wrote award-winning TV-movie, "Tell Me Where It Hurts"
1984:
Produced "Heartsounds" (ABC), starring Mary Tyler Moore and James Garner; also adapted screenplay from Martha Weinman Lear's book
1959:
With husband, adapted Akira Kurasawa's "Rashomon" for Broadway play of the same name
1999:
Served as vice president of the Academy's Board of Trustees
2007:
Sat on the Academy's Board of Governors

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