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Aleen Leslie, Oldest WGA Member, Dead at 101

8 February 2010 4:53 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

By Daniel Frankel

Aleen Leslie, the Writers Guild of America’s oldest living member, died at the age of 101 in Beverly Hills on Feb. 2, the guild announced Monday.

A former Pittsburgh Press columnist who talked her way onto the Universal lot in the 1930s and began writing for “The Three Stooges,” Leslie was only one of among about a dozen female screenwriters at the time.

She had 19 credited movies to her name, including "Affectionately Yours,"  “Father Was a Fullback,” “The Doctor Takes a Wife,” “Father Is a Bachelor” and &l »

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