Sonya Levien

Writer
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Sonya Levien was a Russian-born American screenwriter. She became one of the highest earning female screenwriters in Hollywood in the 1930s and would help a number of directors and film stars transition from silent films to talkies. In 1955 she received an Academy Award for her screenplay Interrupted Melody.

Sonya Levien was a Russian-born American screenwriter. She became one of the highest earning female screenwriters in Hollywood in the 1930s and would help a number of directors and film stars transition from silent films to talkies. In 1955 she received an Academy Award for her screenplay Interrupted Melody.

Born

Tuesday, 25 December 1888

Died

Saturday, 19 March 1960

1956 Oscar Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Won
1934 Oscar Best Writing, Adaptation Nominated
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