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writer , film educator

Jerome Coopersmith, American Writer, film educator. Avocation: tap dancing. M C. Recipient Robert E. Sherwood television award Ford Foundation, 1956, Tony award nomination American Theatre Wing, 1966. Served with United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild American East, Dramatists Guild, Mystery Writers American (Special award 1977).

Background

Coopersmith, Jerome was born on August 11, 1925 in New York City.

Education

Student, City College of New York, 1941-1943; Bachelor, New York University, 1947.

Career

Writer, producer Martin Stone Associates, New York City, 1948-1954. Freelance writer Rockville Centre, New York, since 1955. Adjunct associate professor film and theater department City University of New York, 1971-1991, adjunct professor, 1991-1995.

Achievements

  • Avocation: tap dancing. M C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (museum comedy) Baker Street, 1965, (play) Eleanor, 1976, Ballad for a Firing Squad, 1968. Co-author (museum comedy) The Apple Tree, 1967, (play) The Mystery of Anna O., 1992 (museum drama) Oswego, 1993. Writer episodes for television show Hawaii 5-0, 1970-1976, television movies including American Christmas Carol, 1979, The Cradle Will Fall, 1983.

      Author children's theatre adaptations of Pinocchio and Swiss Family Robinson, 1973-1974. Writer pilot script and 20 additional live anthology dramas for television show Armstrong Circle Theatre, 1955-1961. Writer (television animated special) 'Twas The Night Before Christmas, 1974.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Writers Guild American East, Dramatists Guild, Mystery Writers American (Special award 1977).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tap dancing.

Connections

Married Judy Loehnberg, February 14, 1956. Children: Amy, Jill.

spouse:
Judy Loehnberg

children:
Amy Coopersmith

Jill Coopersmith