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Eleanor Perry (I) (1914–1981)

Eleanor Perry was born in 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Eleanor Irene Rosenfeld. She was a writer and producer, known for David and Lisa (1998), The Swimmer (1968) and David and Lisa (1962). She was married to Frank Perry and Leo G. Bayer. She died on March 14, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins. See more awards »

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 1998 David and Lisa (TV Movie) (earlier screenplay) / (teleplay)
 1980 Billy Baxter Presents Diary of the Cannes Film Festival with Rex Reed (TV Movie documentary) (contributing writer)
 1973 The Thanksgiving Treasure (TV Movie)
 1973 The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing (screenplay)
 1971 The Deadly Trap (scenario)
 1970 The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (dialogue: english version)
 1969 Trilogy (writer)
 1969 Last Summer (screenplay)
 1968 The Swimmer (screenplay)
 1967 The Thanksgiving Visitor (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1967 Among the Paths to Eden (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Christmas Memory (1966) ... (written by - uncredited)
 1963 Ladybug Ladybug (screenplay)
 1962 David and Lisa (screenplay)
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Miss Jeremy and the Bran Serjin (1955) ... (story)
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- One Thing Leads to Another (1952) ... (teleplay - as Eleanor Bayer)
 1945 Dangerous Partners (story "Paper Chase" - as Oliver Weld Bayer)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Blue Pages". See more »

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1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eleanor Bayer | Oliver Weld Bayer

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Personal Quote:

[interviewed in 1970]: In the not too distant past, we had Doris Day's virginity to worry about. Recently, we've had the sex-crazed Mrs. Robinson. Both extremes are dishonest. Both deny any humanity to the women characters. The changes are really coming about now in the attitudes of our society. Characters who are recognizable women are just beginning to appear in scripts. See more »


A vociferous feminist. See more »

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