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Sidney Sheldon

writer, novelist and screenwriter
Born: Feb. 11, 1917
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: Jan. 30, 2007 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.)

Playwright and novelist whose books were worldwide bestsellers translated into 51 languages. The steamy page-turners included The Other Side of Midnight and Are You Afraid of the Dark? He won the 1947 Best Screenplay Oscar for The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, shared the 1959 Tony for Best Musical for Redhead, and created the television series I Dream of Jeannie and Hart to Hart.

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