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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 30, 2007|
|Born:||February 11, 1917||Cause of Death:||complications from pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Writer ...|
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Raised in the Chicago area
Moved to L.A.; worked as script reader at Universal
Wrote screenplay for "Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case"
Served in the US Air Force during WWII
Returned to Hollywood after WWII
Won Oscar for screenplay "The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer"
Wrote, directed and produced "Dream Wife"
Wrote, directed and produced "The Buster Keaton Story"
Co-wrote libretto for Broadway musical "Redhead"
Created "The Patty Duke Show" (ABC)
Created "I Dream of Jeannie"; also wrote numerous episodes (NBC)
Published novel "The Naked Face"
Created "Nancy" (NBC)
Created "Hart to Hart" (ABC)
Donated $100,000 to two New York City high schools to start student newspapers
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