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Born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died in New York City, New York, USA  (diabetes and leukemia)
Birth NameJudith Perelman

Mini Bio (1)

Judith Rossner was born on March 31, 1935 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Judith Perelman. She was an actress and writer, known for Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977). She was married to Stanley Leff, Mordecai Persky and Robert Rossner. She died on August 9, 2005 in New York City.

Spouse (3)

Stanley Leff (December 2002 - 9 August 2005) ( her death)
Mordecai Persky (January 1979 - 1982)
Robert Rossner (1954 - 1973) ( divorced) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

Mother of Daniel Rossner and Jean Rossner; grandmother of three. Sister of Nancy Pike.
She was working as a secretary when she wrote "Looking For Mr. Goodbar", which was published in 1975 and based on the story of a young Catholic elementary school teacher who picked up men in singles bars and was ultimately murdered by one of them. It became a bestseller and was ultimately made into a critically acclaimed movie.
Former stepmother of actress Lisa Jane Persky.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 477-478. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007.

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