George Axelrod
Date of Birth
Jun 09, 1922
Birth Place:
New York City, NY

Biography

American writer/producer/director George Axelrod cut his teeth on scores of radio and TV scripts during the postwar era. He also penned a well-received 1947 novel titled Beggar's Choice. Axelrod's specialty was the packaging of sex farce together with social satire; he thrived both on stage and on films, though for many years the film versions of his works had to be watered down to accommodate the...