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Leonard Gershe (1922–2002)

Leonard Gershe was born on June 10, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for Funny Face (1957), Butterflies Are Free (1972) and 40 Carats (1973). He died on March 9, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California, USA. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Funny Face Writer
(1957)
(1972)
40 Carats Writer
(1973)
(1957)

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 2002 Dzil i Don (TV Movie)
 1979 The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (TV Movie) (story)
 1979 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Libres sont les papillons (1979) ... (play)
 1976 That's Entertainment, Part II (Documentary) (narration written by)
 1973 Adam's Rib (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Friend of the Family (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 40 Carats (screenplay)
 1972 Butterflies Are Free (play) / (screenplay)
 1966 Destry reitet wieder (TV Movie) (play)
 1964-1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Lucy and the Countess (1965) ... (written by)
- Lucy Gets Amnesia (1964) ... (written by)
 1964 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- It's All in the Cards (1964) ... (written by)
  The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series) (4 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (writer - 2 episodes, 1959 - 1960)
- The Wedding (1961)
- Setting the Date (1960)
- Hasta Luego (1960) ... (writer)
- The Roman Hatter (1960)
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bookworms (1958)
 1957 Silk Stockings (screenplay)
 1957 Funny Face (written by)
  Private Secretary (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 1953 - 1956) (teleplay - 6 episodes, 1955 - 1957) (story - 5 episodes, 1955 - 1957)
- Not Quite Paradise (1957) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Three's a Crowd (1956) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Her Best Enemy (1956) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Dollars and Sense (1956) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Elusive (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Glamour Doll (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Horn Blows at Midnight (1953) ... (written by - segment "The Horn Blows at Midnight")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "Snacks," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Linda Purl and Thomas Calabro in the cast. See more »
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Trivia:

Was friends with Richard Avedon while serving in the Merchant Marines.

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