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Overview (3)

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameEleanor Irene Rosenfeld

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Spouse (2)

Frank Perry (1960 - 1971) (divorced)
Leo G. Bayer (? - 1959) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (5)

Head of jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1972
Mother of William Bayer.
Ex-aunt-in-law of Katy Perry.
A vociferous feminist.
Playwright and screenwriter, often in collaboration with her former husband, the director Frank Perry. Held a master's degree in psychiatric social work from Western Reserve University.

Personal Quotes (2)

[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.
I have been far more discriminated against as a writer than as a woman.

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