No photo available. Represent Isobel Lennart? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 78,725 this week

Isobel Lennart (1915–1971)


Was nominated for Broadway's 1964 Tony Award for her book as part of a Best Musical nomination for "Funny Girl." See more trivia »

Elisabeth Moss Reveals Her Favorites Stars and Shows

2017 Emmy nominee Elisabeth Moss ("The Handmaid's Tale") talks to IMDb about her favorite performances and stars, in addition to the actors she's excited to see this year on the red carpet.

Watch the video

Related News

Love Me or Leave Me
| Trailers from Hell
Latin Lovers | DVD Review
| ioncinema

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1056 people
created 10 May 2011
a list of 9200 people
created 26 Feb 2012
a list of 93 people
created 03 Jan 2014
a list of 65 people
created 05 Oct 2015
a list of 6319 people
created 04 Feb 2016

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Isobel Lennart's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Funny Girl
Funny Girl Writer
Anchors Aweigh
Meet Me in Las Vegas
The Sundowners


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (29 credits)
 1968 Funny Girl (based on the musical play by) / (screenplay by)
 1967 Fitzwilly (screenplay)
 1962 Two for the Seesaw (screenplay)
 1962 Period of Adjustment (screenplay)
 1961 By Love Possessed (adaptation - uncredited)
 1960 The Sundowners (screenplay)
 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (screenplay)
 1958 The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (screenplay)
 1958 Merry Andrew (screenplay)
 1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1956 MGM Parade (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (1956) ... (archive footage)
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Holiday Affair (1955) ... (screenplay)
 1955 Love Me or Leave Me (screenplay)
 1953 Latin Lovers (writer)
 1953 The Girl Next Door (screenplay)
 1952 My Wife's Best Friend (screenplay)
 1952 Skirts Ahoy! (written by)
 1951 It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (screenplay: episode four)
 1950 A Life of Her Own (written by)
 1949 East Side, West Side (screenplay)
 1949 Holiday Affair (screenplay)
 1948 The Kissing Bandit (writer)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh (screen play)
 1943 Lost Angel (original screenplay)
 1943 A Stranger in Town (original screenplay)
 1942 The Affairs of Martha (original screenplay "Once Upon a Thursday")

Personal Details

Other Works:

She wrote the book for the musical, "Funny Girl," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Linda Gerard in the cast. Jule Styne was composer. Bob Merrill was lyricist. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Did You Know?


American screenwriter, who first worked in the mail room at MGM, later becoming a contract writer, 1942-57. Member of the Communist Party (1939-44). Called before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1952, Lennart became a 'friendly witness', naming 21 people as former party members. As a result, her name was removed from the blacklist and she was permitted to continue working. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page