Irving Shulman
Date of Birth
Jun 21, 1913
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY


Largely known for his books and scripts concerning troubled youths and juvenile delinquents, Irving Shulman was one of the more influential writers in Hollywood for most of the 1950s. Born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1913 -- a time and place that would have a profound influence on his career -- his Lithuanian Jewish immigrant parents pushed him and his siblings to rise above their lower-class surroundings...