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Overview (3)

Born in Newark, New Jersey, USA
Died in Los Angeles, California, USA  (pneumonia)
Birth NameIrving Dover Ravetch

Mini Bio (1)

Irving Ravetch was born on November 14, 1920 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Irving Dover Ravetch. He was a writer and producer, known for Hud (1963), The Cowboys (1972) and Norma Rae (1979). He was married to Harriet Frank Jr.. He died on September 19, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Harriet Frank Jr. (1946 - 19 September 2010) (his death)

Trivia (7)

Can tell time without a clock, within ten minutes of the correct time.
Collaborated on eight films of the director Martin Ritt.
Often worked in tandem with his screenwriter wife, Harriet Frank Jr. They were married in 1946, while working together at MGM.
Suffered from severe asthma from childhood.
Attended Long Beach College and graduated from UCLA with a major in English.
Retired in Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles [February 2008]
His father was a Jewish immigrant who had fled the Russian pogroms, became a pharmacist and, later, a rabbi. His mother, an immigrant from what is now northern Israel, was a Hebrew teacher.

Salary (1)

Hombre (1967) $200,000

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