Steve Shagan

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Birthday
25, 1927
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Nov 30, 2015 (88)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
25, 1927
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Nov 30, 2015 (88)

About

An American author and screenwriter, he is most known for such novels as Save the Tiger (1972), The Circle (1982), and Pillars of Fire (1990). He received an Academy Award nomination for his Voyage of the Damned (1977) screenplay.

Before Fame

In his early adulthood, he worked in his family's New York pharmacy. He moved to Hollywood in the late 1950s.

Trivia

He joined the Coast Guard during World War II and began writing to pass the time.

Family Life

He was born in Brooklyn to Barnard and Rachel Shagan. He married Elizabeth Ricker in November of 1956.

Associated With

Jack Lemmon starred in Shagan's 1974 film Save the Tiger.