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Eleanor Bergstein

Eleanor Bergstein was born in 1938. She is a producer and writer, known for Dirty Dancing (1987), Let It Be Me (1995) and It's My Turn (1980). See full bio »


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Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing Producer
Let It Be Me
Let It Be Me Producer
It's My Turn
It's My Turn Writer
Dirty Dancing
Dirty Dancing Producer


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  Dirty Dancing (TV Movie) (executive producer) (post-production)
  Dirty Dancing (producer) (announced)
 1995 Let It Be Me (co-producer)
 1987 Dirty Dancing (co-producer)
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 1995 Let It Be Me (written by)
 1987 Dirty Dancing (written by)
 1980 It's My Turn (written by)
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 1995 Let It Be Me
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 2007 Seriously Dirty Dancing (TV Movie documentary) (with thanks to)
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 2007 Greatest Ever 80s Movies (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Seriously Dirty Dancing (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Greatest Movie Love Scenes (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
- Dirty Dancing (2000) ... Herself

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According to a December 2008 interview with Dirty Dancing screenwriter Eleanor Bergstein, the characters of Baby and Johnny were both influenced by Bergstein's own biography. Like Baby Houseman, Bergstein came from a liberal Jewish family who visited Catskills resorts during the 1960s; her father was a doctor; and she was nicknamed "Baby" until she was 22 years old. Like Johnny Castle, Bergstein ... See more »

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