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Julius J. Epstein

Julius J. Epstein, American screenwriter, playwright, producer. Recipient Oscar for Best Screenplay for Casablanca, 1943; Best Screenplay award for Pete 'n Tillie, National Association Theatre Owners, 1973; Laurel award Screen Writers Guild, 1955.

Background

  • Epstein, Julius J. was born on August 22, 1909 in New York City. Son of Henry and Sarah (Gronenberg) Epstein.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1931.

    Career

    • Screenwriter, playwright, producer.

    Works

    • Author: (screenplays) Four Daughters (academy award nomination), 1938. The Tender Trap (Writers Guild nomination) 1955. Fanny (Writers Guild nomination), 1955.

      House Calls (Writers' Guild nomination) 1977. Reuben, Reuben (Writers' Guild award, Academy award nomination), 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Connections

    • Married Frances Beatrice Satz, April 30, 1936. Children– Elizabeth Doris, James Michael. Married Ann Margot Wasserman, September 1, 1949.

      1 child, Philip Berthold.
    • father: Henry Epstein
    • mother: Sarah (Gronenberg) Epstein
    • spouses: Frances Beatrice Satz
    • Ann Margot Wasserman
    • children: Elizabeth Doris Epstein
    • James Michael Epstein
    • Philip Berthold Epstein
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    Born August 22, 1909
    Died December 30, 2000
    (aged 91)
    Nationality
    • 1931
      Pennsylvania State University