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Leon Uris (1924–2003)

Leon Uris was born on August 3, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Leon Marcus Uris. He was a writer and producer, known for Topaz (1969), The Angry Hills (1959) and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957). He was married to Jill Peabody, Margery Edwards and Betty Katherine Beck. He died on June 21, 2003 in Shelter Island, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Topaz Writer
Battle Cry Writer


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  Trinity (novel) (announced)
 1974 QB VII (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Part Three (1974) ... (novel)
- Part One & Two (1974) ... (novel)
 1969 Topaz (from the novel by)
 1965 The Fearless Ones (screenplay "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" - uncredited)
 1964 The Cavern (novel - uncredited)
 1960 Exodus (novel)
 1959 Israel (Documentary short) (writer)
 1959 The Angry Hills (based on the book by)
 1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (screenplay)
 1955 Battle Cry (novel - as Leon M. Uris) / (screenplay - as Leon M. Uris)
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 1959 Israel (Documentary short) (producer)
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 1989 The Write Stuff (TV Series)
- Episode dated 11 July 1989 (1989) ... Self
 1960 Take a Good Look (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 November 1960 (1960) ... Self

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "QB VII" (filmed as QB VII: Part One & Two (1974), QB VII: Part Three (1974)). See more »

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2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Leon M. Uris

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Personal Quote:

Often we have no time for our friends but all the time in the world for our enemies. See more »


Served as a radio operator in the campaigns on Guadalcanal and Tarawa, while in the Marines. See more »

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