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Eleanor Bergstein

Eleanor Bergstein was born on April 17, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Dirty Dancing (1987), Let It Be Me (1995) and It's My Turn (1980). She has been married to Michael Paul Goldman since January 17, 1965. See full bio »

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Dirty Dancing Writer
Let It Be Me Writer
It's My Turn Writer
Dirty Dancing Producer


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 2017 Dirty Dancing (TV Movie) (based on the feature film written by)
 1995 Let It Be Me (written by)
 1987 Dirty Dancing (written by)
 1980 It's My Turn (written by)
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  Dirty Dancing (producer) (announced)
 1995 Let It Be Me (co-producer)
 1987 Dirty Dancing (co-producer)
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 1995 Let It Be Me
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 2020 L.A.I.S. (TV Series) (acknowledgement - 1 episode)
- L.A.I.S. show Chiara Basile Fasolo (2020) ... (acknowledgement: 'Dirty Dancing' written by)
 2007 Seriously Dirty Dancing (TV Movie documentary) (with thanks to)
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 2019 The Movies That Made Us (TV Series documentary)
Self - Writer
- Dirty Dancing (2019) ... Self - Writer
 2017 Mein Baby gehört zu mir! Die Dirty Dancing Doku (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Greatest Ever 80s Movies (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Seriously Dirty Dancing (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Greatest Movie Love Scenes (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
- Dirty Dancing (2000) ... Self

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According to a December 2008 interview with Dirty Dancing screenwriter Eleanor Bergstein, the characters of Baby and Johnny were both influenced by Bergstein's own biography. Like Baby Houseman, Bergstein came from a liberal Jewish family who visited Catskills resorts during the 1960s; her father was a doctor; and she was nicknamed "Baby" until she was 22 years old. Like Johnny Castle, Bergstein ... See more »

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