George Axelrod

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Birthday
9, 1922
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 21, 2003 (81)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
9, 1922
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jun 21, 2003 (81)

About

American playwright who wrote The Seven Year Itch and adapted Breakfast at Tiffany's and The Manchurian Candidate for the screen.

Before Fame

He first worked in radio after serving in the armed forces during the Second World War.

Trivia

Billy Wilder adapted his play The Seven Year Itch for film, and it ended up becoming massively successful.

Family Life

He married his wife, Joan, in 1954, and they had two kids. He had two additional children from a previous marriage.

Associated With

Actress Marilyn Monroe starred in the film adaptation of his play, The Seven Year Itch.

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