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Alvin Sargent Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth NameAlvin Supowitz

Mini Bio (1)

Alvin Sargent was born on April 12, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Alvin Supowitz. He is known for his work on Spider-Man 2 (2004), Ordinary People (1980) and Paper Moon (1973). He was previously married to Laura Ziskin and Joan Camden.

Spouse (2)

Laura Ziskin (2010 - 12 June 2011) ( her death)
Joan Camden (15 August 1953 - 1975) ( divorced)

Trivia (5)

Ex-brother-in-law of Geraldine Brooks and Norma Crane.
Younger brother of Herbert Sargent.
Although he is an award-winning screenwriter, he is known to take his time writing his scripts. He took over a year to write the screenplay to Ordinary People (1980).
He and Laura Ziskin married in 2010 after living together for over 25 years.
He has two daughters from his first marriage: Amanda and Jennifer.

Personal Quotes (1)

When I die, I'm going to have written on my tombstone, 'Finally, a plot'.

Salary (1)

Julia (1977) $150,000

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