George Axelrod Biography (1922-)

Born June 9, 1922, in New York, NY; son of Herman (in real estate) and Beatrice (a silent picture actress; maiden name, Carpenter) Axelrod; married GloriaWashburn (an actress) February 28, 1942 (divorced, 1954); married Joan Stanton, October, 1954; children: (first marriage) Peter, Steven; (second marriage) Nina. Career: Writer, director, and producer. Military service: U.S. Army Signal Corps, served during World War II. Member: Dramatists Guild, Authors League of America, Writers Guild of America West. Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best adapted screenplay, 1961, for Breakfast at Tiffany's; screenplay award from the Writers Guild of America West, 1962. Addresses: Agent: Irving Paul Lazar Agency, 120 SouthEl Camino Dr., Suite 108, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2730.

Writer, director, producer
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June 9, 1922
New York, New York, United States

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