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George Zuckerman

Born: Aug 10, 1916

Death: Sep 30, 1996

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

George Zuckerman

Date of Birth : Aug 10, 1916
Date of Death : Sep 30, 1996
Birth Place : Brooklyn

George Zuckerman was an American screenwriter and novelist. Zuckerman began his career writing short stories for Cosmopolitan, Collier's Weekly, and Esquire in the 1940s. He wrote the stories for the 1947 films The Fortress and Whispering City before completing his first screenplay, Trapped, in 1949. Additional credits include Border Incident, B-movies like Spy Hunt, Taza, Son of Cochise, and The Square Jungle, and his best known works, Written on the Wind and The Tarnished Angels, both collaborations with director Douglas Sirk. Zuckerman's published novels include The Last Flapper, loosely based on the life of Zelda Fitzgerald and The Potato Peelers. Zuckerman died in Santa Monica, California one month after his 80th birthday.


  • Writer
  • Screenwriter
  • Novelist


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