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playwright , writer

Ira Levin, American writer, playwright. Recipient Bram Stoker award, 1997; named a Grand Master award, Mystery Writers of America, 2003. Served with United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Dramatists Guild (council member 1980).

Background

Levin, Ira was born on August 27, 1929 in New York City. Son of Charles and Beatrice (Schlansky) Levin.

Education

Student, Drake U., Des Moines, 1946-1948;Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1950.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Dramatists Guild (council member since 1980).

Connections

Married Gabrielle Aronsohn, August 20, 1960 (divorced 1968). Children: Adam, Jared, Nicholas. Married Phyllis Finkel, August 26, 1979 (divorced 1982).

father:
Charles Levin

mother:
Beatrice (Schlansky) Levin

spouses:
Gabrielle Aronsohn

Phyllis Finkel

children:
Adam Levin

Jared Levin

Nicholas Levin