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Ernest Lehman

Age: 89

esteemed screenwriter who penned the classic films North by Northwest and Sweet Smell of Success. He adapted the plays Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Sound of Music for the big screen.

Died: Los Angeles, July 2, 2005

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