Erich Segal

#146695
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
16, 1937
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Jan 17, 2010 (72)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1937
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Jan 17, 2010 (72)

About

A bestselling author and screenwriter, he is famous for the 1970 novel, Love Story, which was adapted into a hit film of the same title. He is also known for his screenplay for the Beatles' 1968 film, Yellow Submarine.

Before Fame

He grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and later received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Harvard. He published his first academic work, Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus, in 1970.

Trivia

He was professor of Greek and Latin literature at Harvard University, Yale University, and Princeton University.

Family Life

He was the son of a New York rabbi. He had two daughters with his wife, Karen James.

Associated With

He wrote Love Story, the film version of which starred Ali MacGraw.

Erich Segal Popularity