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George Axelrod Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

GEORGE AXELROD
Born: June 9, 1922 in New York City, New York
Died: June 21, 2003 in Los Angeles, California
Biography | show moreshow less
George Axelrod (1922-2003) was successful on Broadway before turning his stage hit The Seven Year Itch (1955) into a movie. He continued to write for both stage and screen, producing the Broadway hit Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1955-1956) and earning an Oscar nomination for his screen adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). More film successes followed, including The Manchurian Candidate (1962) and The Fourth Protocol (1987). During the late 1950s and early 1960s, Axelrod was one of the highest paid writers in Hollywood. Many years after he retired as a screenwriter, Axelrod makes his screen debut with his only acting credit: he had a small part in The Next Best Thing (2000), starring Madonna and Rupert Everett.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1959-The-Jack-Paar-Tonight-Show (in person), 2004-The-Manchurian-Candidate (Writer), 1955-The-Seven-Year-Itch (Writer), 1954-Phffft (Writer), 2000-Backstory (in person), 1971-Parkinson (in person), 1971-The-Tonight-Show-Starring-Johnny-Carson (in person), 2004-The-76th-Annual-Academy-Awards (Other), 1971-Letzte-Grue,-lieber-Charlie (Writer), 1987-The-Fourth-Protocol (Writer), 1966-Lord-Love-a-Duck (Writer), 1964-Paris-When-It-Sizzles (Writer), 1961-Breakfast-at-Tiffany's (Writer), 1956-Bus-Stop (Writer), 1966-Lord-Love-a-Duck (Producer), 1964-Paris-When-It-Sizzles (Producer), 1966-Lord-Love-a-Duck (Director), 1966-Lord-Love-a-Duck (Performer), 1988-The-Manchurian-Candidate-Interviews (in person), 1982-Meine-Frau-erfahrt-kein-Wort (Writer), 1970-Meine-Frau-erfahrt-kein-Wort (Writer), 1979-Au-theatre-ce-soir (Writer), 1985-The-Holcroft-Covenant (Writer), 1964-Goodbye-Charlie (Writer), 1962-The-Manchurian-Candidate (Writer), 1957-Will-Success-Spoil-Rock-Hunter (Writer), 1952-All-in-Fun (Writer), 1951-The-Colgate-Comedy-Hour (Writer), 1962-The-Manchurian-Candidate (Producer), 1962-The-Manchurian-Candidate (Director), 1980-Looks-Familiar (in person), 1974-Just-a-Nimmo (in person), 1971-The-Irv-Kupcinet-Show (in person), 1955-1956-What's-My-Line (in person), 1953-Studio-One-in-Hollywood (Writer), 1953-Studio-One-in-Hollywood (in person), The-Tammy-Grimes-Show (Writer), 1985-Goodbye-Charlie (Writer), 1979-The-Lady-Vanishes (Writer), 1968-The-Secret-Life-of-an-American-Wife (Writer), 1965-How-to-Murder-Your-Wife (Writer), 1958-Rally-'Round-the-Flag,-Boys! (Writer), 1968-The-Secret-Life-of-an-American-Wife (Producer), 1965-How-to-Murder-Your-Wife (Producer), 1968-The-Secret-Life-of-an-American-Wife (Director), 2000-The-Next-Best-Thing (Performer)
Theater Credits | show moreshow less
The-Star-Spangled-Girl - Director (December 21, 1966 - August 5, 1967), Goodbye,-Charlie - Director (December 16, 1959 - March 19, 1960), Once-More,-With-Feeling - Director (October 21, 1958 - June 6, 1959), A-Visit-to-a-Small-Planet - Production (February 7, 1957 - January 11, 1958), Will-Success-Spoil-Rock-Hunter - Director (October 13, 1955 - November 10, 1956), The-Seven-Year-Itch - Writing (November 20, 1952 - August 13, 1955), Small-Wonder - Other (September 15, 1948 - January 8, 1949)

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