Murray Schisgal

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Birthday
25, 1926
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Oct 1, 2020 (93)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1926
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Oct 1, 2020 (93)

About

Screenwriter who co-wrote the award-winning 1982 romantic comedy Tootsie, which starred Dustin Hoffman.

Before Fame

He started out as a playwright, earning success early on with productions like the off-Broadway play, The Typist, in 1963.

Trivia

He earned an Oscar nomination for his screenwriting for Tootsie.

Family Life

He was raised Jewish in New York. He was married to Renee Schisgal. 

Associated With

He co-wrote Tootsie, which starred prolific actres Jessica Lange.

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