Jerome Chodorov

Jerome Chodorov

Known for: Writing
Biography: 1911-08-10
Deathday: 2004-09-12 (93 years old)

Biography

Jerome Chodorov (August 10, 1911 – September 12, 2004) was an American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter. He co-wrote the book with Joseph A. Fields for the original Broadway musical Wonderful Town starring Rosalind Russell. The musical was based on short stories by Ruth McKenney. Chodorov was born in New York City, and entered journalism in the 1930s. He is best known for his 1940 play My Sister Eileen, its 1942 screen adaptation, and the musical Wonderful Town, which was based on his play. Joseph A. Fields was his frequent collaborator. The writing team also adapted Sally Benson's short stories as the play and film Junior Miss. Chodorov was Hollywood blacklisted during the McCarthy era.His brother, Edward Chodorov (1904–1988), was also a playwright, author of the perennial favorite of amateur groups, Kind Lady.

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Known For
Writing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1911-08-10

Deathday
2004-09-12 (93 years old)

Birth Place
New York City, United States of America

Siblings
Edward Chodorov

Citizenships
United States of America

Awards
Edgar Awards


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