writer, novelist and screenwriter
Born: Feb. 11, 1917
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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