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Also Known As: Leonard Spiegelgass Died: February 15, 1985
Born: November 26, 1908 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: screenwriter, playwright, novelist, story editor, reader

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1930:
Began career in film industry as reader and story editor
1933:
Wrote the last film (and only sound picture) to be directed by Erich von Stroheim, "Hello, Sister"
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Associate producer on "Princess O'Hara"
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Worked on production staff at MGM
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Employed as assistant to Emanuel Cohen at Major Pictures during the mid-1930s
1938:
Signed as writer at Universal
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Colonel in US Army Signal Corps and edited "Army, Navy Screen Magazine" during WWII
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Wrote 11 Academy Award shows
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Education

New York University: New York , New York -

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Served three terms as vice president and five terms as treasurer of the Writers Guild of America.

Founder and chairman of the Motion Picture Industry Council (1957-58)

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companion:
Brandon Toomey. Actor.

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sister:
Beulah Roth. Active in politics; speechwriter for Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adlai Stevenson.

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"I Wasn't Born Yesterday"
"Million Dollar Baby"
"The Scuttle Under The Bonnet"
"Fed to the Teeth"
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