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Leonard Gershe (1922–2002)

Leonard Gershe was born on June 10, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for Butterflies Are Free (1972), Funny Face (1957) and Silk Stockings (1957). He died on March 9, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Butterflies Are Free
(1972)
Funny Face
Funny Face Writer
(1957)
Silk Stockings
(1957)

Filmography

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 2002 Butterflies Are Free (TV Movie)
 1979 The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (TV Movie) (story)
 1979 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Libres sont les papillons (1979) ... (play)
 1976 That's Entertainment, Part II (Documentary) (narration written by)
 1973 Adam's Rib (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Friend of the Family (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 40 Carats (screenplay)
 1972 Butterflies Are Free (play) / (screenplay)
 1966 Destry reitet wieder (TV Movie) (play)
 1964-1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Lucy and the Countess (1965) ... (written by)
- Lucy Gets Amnesia (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- It's All in the Cards (1964) ... (written by)
  The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1960)
- The Wedding (1961)
- Setting the Date (1960)
- Hasta Luego (1960) ... (writer)
- The Roman Hatter (1960)
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bookworms (1958)
 1957 Silk Stockings (screenplay)
 1957 Funny Face (written by)
  Private Secretary (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1953 - 1956) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1955 - 1957) (story - 5 episodes, 1955 - 1957)
- Not Quite Paradise (1957) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Three's a Crowd (1956) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Her Best Enemy (1956) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Dollars and Sense (1956) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Elusive (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Glamour Doll (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Show Show Self (2 credits)

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His play, "Butterflies are Free," was performed in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Pico Playhouse and the Broad Stage in Los Angeles, California with Sola Bamis, Jordan Belfi, Leith Burke, and Mariette Hartley in the cast. Ernest A. Figueroa was director. See more »
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