George Axelrod

Writer · Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 62
George Axelrod was an American screenwriter, producer, playwright and film director, best known for his play, The Seven Year Itch (1952), which was adapted into a movie of the same name starring Marilyn Monroe. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his 1961 adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's and also adapted Richard Condon's The Manchurian Candidate (1962).

George Axelrod was an American screenwriter, producer, playwright and film director, best known for his play, The Seven Year Itch (1952), which was adapted into a movie of the same name starring Marilyn Monroe. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his 1961 adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's and also adapted Richard Condon's The Manchurian Candidate (1962).

Born

Friday, 09 June 1922

Died

Saturday, 21 June 2003

Actor Filmography

The Next Best Thing Bel Air Man 2000
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Ben Hecht Show Himself - Playwright 1958
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
What's My Line? Himself - Guest Panelist, Himself - Mystery Guest #1 1950
Studio One in Hollywood Himself - Host 1948
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Actor Filmography

The Next Best Thing Bel Air Man 2000
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself 1962
The Ben Hecht Show Himself - Playwright 1958
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
What's My Line? Himself - Guest Panelist, Himself - Mystery Guest #1 1950
Studio One in Hollywood Himself - Host 1948

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1962 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
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