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Leon Uris (1924–2003)

Leon Uris was born on August 3, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for Topaz (1969), Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) and The Angry Hills (1959). 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
(1969)
(1959)
Battle Cry Writer
(1955)

Filmography

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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)
Self
- Episode dated 11 July 1989 (1989) ... Self
 1975 Miss Universe 1975 (TV Special)
Self - Judge
 1960 Take a Good Look (TV Series)
Self
- Episode dated 17 November 1960 (1960) ... Self
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Haj". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Leon M. Uris

Spouse:

Jill Peabody  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was tough. I used everything to my advantage. I could be very ruthless. See more »

Trivia:

Three children with Betty Beck: Karen, Mark and Michael. See more »

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