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Alfred Allan Lewis, American writer. Recipient Peabody award for A Tribute to Eugene O'Neill, 1954; Yaddo fellow, 1957, New Dramatist fellow, 1965. Member Dramatists Guild, Writers Guild American.

Background

Lewis, Alfred Allan was born on June 17, 1929 in New York City. Son of Sidney Alfred Lewis and Lillian (Gelenter) Shapiro.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1950.

Career

Press agent various Broadway shows. European advance manager Porgy and Bess Company in Blues Opera, worldwide tour. Actor, assistant to producer-director various plays, New York City.

Writer 17 books, 2 plays, numerous television shows.

Works

Membership

Member Dramatists Guild, Writers Guild American.

Connections

Married Nita Pesin (divorced 1970).

father:
Sidney Alfred Lewis Shapiro

mother:
Lillian (Gelenter) Shapiro

spouse:
Nita Pesin